Anaesthesia; Analgesia and postoperative care; Principles of radiograph; Radiographic interpretation of the skull; Radiographic interpretation of the thorax; Radiographic interpretation of the vertebral column; Radiographic interpretation of the abdomen; Ultrasonography; CT and MRI scanning and interpretation; Endoscopy; Basic principles of soft tissue surgery; Neutering; Exploratory laparotomy; Gastric dilation and intestinal obstruction; Urinary tract surgery; Ear and sinus surgery; Eye and eyelid surgery; Anorectal papilloma; Mediastinal masses and other thoracic surgery; Surgical treatment of adrenocortical disease; Removal of perineal and other skin folds; Fracture management; Joint disease and surgery; Normal rabbit dentition and pathogenesis of dental disease; The dental examination; Treatment of dental problems: principles and options; Tooth extraction; Dental-related epiphora and dacryocystitis; Facial abscesses; Management of chronic dental problems; Appendices; Index
Frances Harcourt-Brown BVSc DipECZM(Small Mammal)FRCVS Frances graduated from Liverpool University in 1973 and set up asmall animal practice in 1977 with her husband Nigel. Frances isthe only person to receive the BVA s William Hunting awardtwice: first for A review of clinical conditions in petrabbits associated with their teeth (VeterinaryRecord, 1995); and secondly for Gastric dilation andintestinal obstruction in 76 rabbits (2007). She has sincepublished many other papers and received many other awards,including the BSAVA s Melton and Dunkin awards.Frances renowned Textbook of Rabbit Medicine (2001)gained her a worldwide reputation. She became an FRCVS with herthesis on dental disease in pet rabbits and is a de factoDiplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine and theonly RCVS Recognized Specialist in Rabbit Medicine and Surgery. Shestill works in general practice, with pet rabbits forming 95% ofher caseload. John Chitty BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS John qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 andgained the RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2000. He iscurrently the Director of a small animal/exotics practice inAndover, Hampshire, with a 100% avian/exotics/small mammal caseload(both referral and first-opinion). John is co-editor of two textson avian medicine and author of various book chapters and papers ona range of species. He is Secretary of the European Association ofAvian Veterinarians and Journal co-editor and board member of theAssociation of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians.
Overall, this text is an excellent resource forveterinarians who treat rabbits, whether occasionally or on a dailybasis. (Journal of the American Veterinary MedicalAssociation, 15 September 2014) Overall, this is an excellent manual and would be awelcome addition to any small animal practitioner sbookshelf. (Veterinary Record, 16 August2014) How don t let that stop you from purchasing thisreasonably-priced, well-illustrated, comprehensive guide to rabbitsurgery, dentistry and imaging. (Laboratory AnimalPractitioner, 1 March 2014)