21. Chelonians (Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins)

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Juergen Schumacher

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch21

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

How to Cite

West, G., Heard, D. and Caulkett, N. (2007) Chelonians (Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins), in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 2

    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, College of Veterinary Medicine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813825663

Online ISBN: 9780470376478

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Keywords:

  • chelonians;
  • turtles;
  • anesthesia;
  • physical restraint;
  • injectable anesthetic drugs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology

  • Pre-Anesthetic Considerations and Management

  • Physical Restraint and Premedication

  • Injectable Anesthetic Drugs

  • Inhalation Anesthetics

  • Anesthetic Induction and Maintenance

  • Monitoring

  • Recovery

  • References