Scientific and Rehabilitation Resources
These items are IWRC webinars created for the edification of our membership. The webinars are at a variety of experience levels. Additionally, some webinars are fantastic as a before class refresher, or supplementary to our courses. Look for more additions to the list every month.
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Handouts, Manuals, and Aids
The below resources are items that we at IWRC have found useful aids in practicing wildlife rehabilitation (note that not all are peer reviewed).
Recognizing Fractures of the Wing – Leah Shimmel
Avian Splinting Manual – Rebecca Duerr
Journal Articles and Research Press releases of Interest
Efficacy of Rehab Centers in the Study of Disease – Journal of Wildlife Disease
The Risk of Prion Zoonoses – Science
Songbirds: Scared to death – Sciencemag.org
Universal precautions for the management of bat white-nose syndrome (WNS) – USGS Wildlife Heath Bulletin
Probable Zoonotic Leprosy in the Southern United States – The New England Journal of Medicine
US Plague Surveillance Report – National Wildlife Disease Program
US Tularemia Surveillance Report – National Wildlife Disease Program
Dual Parasitic Infections Deadly to Marine mammals – PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Summary and press release (dual parasitic infections in marine mammals) – National Institute of Health
Big Leap in Understanding Frog Threat – Press Release from University of Sydney on research into amphibian parasites.
Study of H5N1 Vaccinations in European Zoos – Clinical and Vaccine Immunology