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Passerine birds: approach to the sick individual

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Abstract

For a veterinary surgeon the treatment of the single pet passerine bird raises many fascinating challenges, especially with diagnosis and therapy. Although the treatment of these birds is unlikely to have a serious impact on a practice’s time or economics, it is important to appreciate the emotional value of these birds to their owners. This chapter discusses clinical history and examination; stabilization of a sick passerine bird; diagnostic procedures; therapeutics; common surgical procedures; diseases of the respiratory tract; and nutritional diseases.

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34.1 Thermoneutral ranges of smaller passerine species.
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34.2 Guide to differential diagnosis of an individual sick passerine bird.
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34.5 Canary with feather cyst on tail. (Courtesy of Neil Forbes)
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34.6 mites. Severe scaly face in a finch.
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34.7 Northern mite () infestation of a canary.
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34.9 Abdominal hernia in a Greater Hill Mynah. The liver is enlarged (red line) due to haemochromatosis and the resulting increased abdominal pressure has ‘induced’ the hernia. (© John Chitty)

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