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Diseases and conditions in birds
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Avian
  1. Kevin Eatwell
  1. RCVS Specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine

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Jennifer E. Graham
400 pages, hardback, £68.99. Wiley-Blackwell. 2016.
ISBN 978 1 118 93459 3

When I was asked to review this text, the first question that came into my mind was, ‘Can an avian consult be completed in five minutes and, if so, what would be needed to be able to achieve this?’

This book aims to cover the essentials needed to effectively triage avian patients in a succinct fashion, helping the clinician to decide whether, for example, the patient should be discharged or hospitalised.

The book’s contents are listed in alphabetical order; some are overviews of signalment such as ‘anorexia’ and …

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