Miller-Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 9

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New to this Edition

  • NEW! Two new co-editors (for a total of three editors) each lend their expertise on a wide range of new wild and zoo animal topics.
  • NEW! Section on emerging wildlife diseases includes chapters on MERS, SARS, Ebola in great apes, and a variety of other emerging wildlife diseases.

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Bringing together a globally diverse range of timely topics related to zoo and wild animals, Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 9 is an invaluable tool for any professional working directly with wildlife and zoo animals. The text’s user-friendly format guides readers through biology, anatomy, and special physiology; reproduction; restraint and handling; housing requirements; nutrition and feeding; surgery and anesthesia; diagnostics, and therapeutics for each animal. Two new co-editors and a globally diverse group of expert contributors each lend their expertise on a wide range of new topics – including a new section on emerging wildlife diseases covering topics like MERS, Equine Herpesvirus, and Ebola in great apes. Other new topics integrated into this ninth volume include: stem cell therapy in zoo medicine, cardiac disease in great apes, disease risk assessment in field studies, Tasmanian devil tumors, and the latest information on the elephant herpes virus. With all its synthesized coverage of emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, Fowler’s is a reference you don’t want to be without.

Key Features

  • Current therapy format ensures that each CT volume in the series covers all new topics that are relevant at the time of publication.
  • Synthesized topics offer the right amount of depth – often fewer than 10 pages – to maintain an accessible format.
  • General taxon-based format covers all terrestrial vertebrate taxa plus selected topics on aquatic and invertebrate taxa.
  • Updated information from the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) has been incorporated to keep readers up to date on this worldwide system.
  • Globally diverse panel of expert contributors each incorporate the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals throughout the world.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Two new co-editors (for a total of three editors) each lend their expertise on a wide range of new wild and zoo animal topics.
  • NEW! Section on emerging wildlife diseases includes chapters on MERS, SARS, Ebola in great apes, and a variety of other emerging wildlife diseases.

Author Information
Edited by R. Eric Miller, DVM, DACZM, Director of Animal Health and Conservation, Saint Louis Zoo, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO; Nadine Lamberski, DVM, Dipl. ACZM and Paul Calle, DVM, DACZM

Table of contents

Section 1: General 1. The Role of The Veterinary Advisors in Animal Management Plans 2. Risk Analysis Framework Guidance for Wildlife Health Professionals 3. Wildlife Technologies 4. International Sample Movement: Overview of CITES and Selected National Regulations 5. A Practical Guide for Statistics in Wildlife Studies 6. Opportunities to Inspire the Next Generation of Veterinarians 7. Strategic Planning for Zoo Veterinary Operations 8. Organizational Influence: Navigating the Leadership Road for Zoo Veterinarians 9. Contingency Planning for All-Hazards and Foreign Animal Disease 10. Veterinary Occupational Health and Safety in The Zoo and Wildlife Setting 11. Research Study Design

Section 2: Animal Welfare 12. Overview of Animal Welfare in Zoos 13. Stress and Animal Welfare – Endocrinological Evaluation 14. A Systematic Approach in Diagnosing Behavior Problems 15. Quality of Life Assessment and End of Life Planning for Geriatric Zoo Animals

Section 3: Conservation Medicine 16. Evaluating Camel Health in Kenya – An Example of One Health in Action 17. Disease Risks to Native Wildlife from Zoos and Aquariums 18. Feral Cat Dilemma 19. The USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT Project – Global Detection of Emerging Wildlife Viral Zoonoses 20. Renewable Energy: Effects on Wildlife

Section 4: Reproduction 21. Female Infertility in Zoo Animals 22. Changes in Reproductive Management 23. Issues Surrounding Surplus Animals in Zoos

Section 5: Therapeutics 24. Stem Cells Therapy in Zoo Medicine 25. Compounding Pharmacies

Section 6: Anesthesia and Analgesia 26. Sustained-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Formulations of Interest in Zoological Medicine 27. New Concepts and Considerations in Emergency Response to Accidental Exposure to Potent Anesthetic Drugs In Zoo And Wildlife Medicine 28. Vaporizers and Field Anesthesia Equipment for Free-Ranging Wildlife 29. Perianesthetic Monitoring: Equipment and Interpretation

Section 7: Diagnostics 30. Wildlife Necropsy Primer 31. Use of CT and MRI In Zoological Medicine 32. Moving Beyond Survey Radiographs

Section 8: Emerging and Changing Infectious Diseases 33. Equine Herpesviruses and Interspecies Infections 34. Ebola Virus Disease in Great Apes 35. Chagas Disease: Wildlife Infection with Trypanosoma Cruzi In A One Health Context 36. The Effects of Climate Change on Disease Spread in Wildlife 37. Prion Diseases in Wildlife 38. Avian Influenza: A Brief Overview of The Pathobiology and Current Status in Domestic And Non-Domestic Species 39. Emerging Reptile Viruses 40. Emerging Diseases in Bats 41. Zika Virus: A Real Threat for Wildlife? 42. An Overview of MERS in the Middle East 43. Diseases Risk to Endemic Animals from Introduced Species on Madagascar

Section 9: Infectious Diseases and Parasites 44. Techniques for Vaccinating Wildlife 45. Brucellosis in North American Wildlife 46. Melioidosis In Zoo and Wild Animals

Section 10: Aquatic 47. Techniques for Addressing Parasites in Saltwater Aquariums 48. Touch-Pools: The Other Side of The Hand 49. Sharks and Medicine 50. Decompression Medicine in Aquatic Species (Fish and Sea Turtle Focus)

Section 11: Amphibians and Reptiles 51. Euthanasia of Ectotherms 52. Ranaviral Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians 53. Anuran Reproduction 54. Minimally Invasive Surgery of Amphibians 55. Medical Aspects of The Hungarian Meadow Viper (Vipera Ursinii Rakosiensis) Reintroduction 56. Ophidiomycosis 57. Fibropapillomatosis In Marine Turtles 58. Rehabilitation Medicine of Confiscated Turtles 59. Medical Evaluation of Crocodilians 60. Reptile and Amphibian Analgesia 61. Medical Aspects of Giant Tortoise Relocation in The Gal�pagos Islands

Section 12: Avian 62. Anti-Fungals In Birds 63. Medical Management of Walk Through Aviaries 64. Systemic Isosporosis In Passerine Birds 65. Bornaviruses In Birds 66. Prosthetic and Orthotic Limbs in Avian Medicine 67. Avian Spirurids 68. Selected Medical Aspects of Bird Reproduction In Ex Situ Conservation

Section 13: Marsupials 69. Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor Disease 70. Medical Aspects of Potoroid Marsupial Conservation Translocations 71. Macropod Pediatric Medicine

Section 14: Small Mammals 72. White-Nose Syndrome: Cutaneous Invasive Ascomycosis in Hibernating Bats 73. Naked Mole Rat (Heterocephalus Glaber) Management and Medicine 74. Immobilization, Health and Current Status of Knowledge of Free-Living Capybaras 75. Xenarthra Immobilization and Restraint

Section 15: Carnivores 76. Update on Field Anesthesia Protocols for Free-Ranging Lions 77. Overview of African Wild Dog (Lycaon Pictus) Medicine 78. Medicine of Captive Andean Bear 79. Canine Distemper Vaccination in Non-Domestic Carnivores

Section 16: Great Apes 80. Infectious Diseases of Orangutans in Their Home Ranges and in Zoos 81. Medical Aspects of Chimpanzee (Pan Troglodytes) Rehabilitation and Sanctuary Medicine 82. Update on Great Ape Heart Project 83. Great Ape Nutrition

Section 17: Marine Mammals 84. Marine Mammal Viruses 85. Mycobacteria Pinnipedi 86. Lens Diseases and Anesthetic Considerations for Ophthalmologic Procedures in Pinnipeds

Section 18: Ruminants 87. Giraffe Husbandry and Welfare 88. Lameness Diagnosis and Management in Zoo Giraffe 89. Mass Mortality Events Affecting Saiga Antelope (Saiga Tatarica) of Central Asia 90. Musk Ox Sedation and Anesthesia 91. Capripoxviruses In Non-Domestic Hoofstock 92. Babesiosis in Cervidae

Section 19: Elephants and Rhinoceros 93. Management of Dental Disease in Elephants 94. Elephant Mycobacteriosis: New Diagnostics and Management 95. Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 96. Elephant Pregnancy and Parturition – Normal and Abnormal 97. Elephant Care in Southeast Asia 98. Updates in African Rhinoceros Field Immobilization and Translocation 99. Update on Rhinoceros Nutrition 100. Health of The Forest Rhinoceroses of Southeast Asia: Sumatran And Javan Rhinoceroses


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