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Advances in Giraffe Care: Trained Medical Behaviors

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Abstract: Traditionally, giraffe in human care have been considered to be challenging patients, partly due to their tall stature, unique anatomy, and neophobic nature. However, zookeepers and veterinary staff at...

Author(s): Liza Dadone, VMD
Year: 2015
Journal: Vetcom
Page Numbers: 10-13
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The Shaping of San Livelihood Strategies: Government Policy and Popular Values

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Abstract: The importance of understanding the livelihood strategies of poor people has received a fresh impetus over the last few years with the emphasis by many Western donors on poverty reduction. This article...

Author(s): Michael Taylor
Year: 2002
Journal: Development and Change
Page Numbers: 467-488
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What you see is not what you get: Accuracy of noninvasive anesthetic monitoring in the anesthetized giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

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Abstract: An abstract on the study that evaluated the accuracy of pulse oximetry, capnography, and oscillometric blood pressure during general anesthesia in giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis). Conference proceedings.  Key...

Author(s): Mads F. Bertelsen, DVM, DVSc, DipECZM (Zoo Health Management), Dipl ACZM, Carsten Grøndahl, DVM, PhD, G. Frik Stegman, BVSc, MMedVet (Anes), Dipl ECVA, Cathrine D. Sauer, MSc, Niels H. Secher, MD, PhD, J. Michael Hasenkam, MD, PhD, Mads Damkjær, MD, PhD, Christian Aalkjaer, MD, PhD, and Tobias Wang, MSc, PhD
Year: 2017
Journal: AAZV Conference Proceedings
Page Numbers: 1
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Detomidine and butorphanol for standing sedation in a range of zoo-kept ungulate species

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Abstract: General anesthesia poses risks for larger zoo species, like cardiorespiratory depression, myopathy, and hyperthermia. In ruminants, ruminal bloat and regurgitation of rumen contents with potential aspiration...

Author(s): Tim Bouts, D.V.M., M.Sc., Dip. E.C.Z.M., Joanne Dodds, V.N., Karla Berry, V.N., Abdi Arif, M.V.Sc., Polly Taylor, Vet. M. B., Ph. D., Dip. E.C.V.A.A., Andrew Routh, B. V. Sc., Cert. Zoo. Med., and Frank Gasthuys, D.V.M., Ph. D., Dip. E.C.V.A.A.
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 616-626
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Accuracy of noninvasive anesthetic monitoring in the anesthetized giraffe (Giraffe camelopardalis)

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Abstract: This study evaluated the accuracy of pulse oximetry, capnography, and oscillometric blood pressure during general anesthesia in giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis). Thirty-two giraffes anesthetized for physiologic...

Author(s): Mads F. Bertelsen, D.V.M., D.V.Sc., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., Dipl. E.C.Z.M. (Z.H.M.), Carsten Grøndahl, D.V.M., Ph.D., George F. Stegmann, B.V.Sc., M.Med.Vet. (Anes), Dipl. E.C.V.A., Cathrine Sauer, M.Sc., Ph.D., Niels H. Secher, M.D., Ph.D., J. Michael Hasenkam, M.D. D.M.Sc., Mads Damkjær, M.D., Ph.D., Christian Aalkjær, M.D., D.M.Sc., and Tobias Wang, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Page Numbers: 609-615
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The use of controlled induction to minimize traumatic injury to Reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) using thiafentanil, medetomidine, and ketamine

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Abstract: An abstract on a talk given for describing an immobilization procedure aimed at reducing injury to giraffe during induction.  Key Words: Anesthesia, induction, injury, giraffe, immobilization, methods,...

Author(s): Timothy Storms, DVM, Janis Raines, DVM, and Maren Connolly, DVM
Year: 2012
Journal: AAZV Conference Proceedings
Page Numbers: 34-35
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Giraffe cardiovascular physiology: Implications for anethesia

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Abstract: An abstract for a talk given on giraffe cardiovascular physiology through utilizing both anesthatized giraffes and freshly dead giraffes.  Key Words: Giraffe, cardiovascular physiology, hemodynamic, heart,...

Author(s): Mads F. Bertelsen, DVM, DVSc, Dipl ACZM, Carsten Grøndahl, DVM, PhD, Helle B. Hydeskov, DVM, Cathrine D. Sauer, MSc, Tobias Wang, MSc, PhD, Christian Aalkjaer, MD, PhD, Emil T. Brøndum, MSc, PhD, Niklas Telinius, MD, J. Michael Hasenkam, MD, PhD, Morten Smerup, MD, PhD, Jonas Funder, MD, PhD, Arne Hoerlyck, MD, PhD, Karin K. Petersen, MD, PhD, Mads Damkjær, MD, PhD, Peter Bie MD, PhD, Ulrik Baandrup, MD, PhD, Kristine Østergaard, MSc, Niels H. Secher, MD, PhD, Marx Runge, Peter Nissen, M. Axelsson, MSc, PhD, and G. Frik Stegman, BVSc, MMedVet ( Anes), Dipl ECVA
Year: 2012
Journal: AAZV Conference Proceedings
Page Numbers: 32-33
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A simple, unique field ventilator for large ungulates: Another use for your leaf blower

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Abstract: The abstract for a talk given on the use of a gas or electrical powered leaf blower as an effective ventilator for giraffe anethesia in the field.  Key Words: Giraffe, ventilation, field anesthestia,...

Author(s): Scott B. Citino, DVM, Dipl ACZM; Mitchell Bush, DVM, Dipl ACZM; and Oswaldo Rivera
Year: 2007
Journal: AAZV Conference proceedings
Page Numbers: 51-52