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In the present round table we will discuss: Risks of obtaining body temperature in rabbits; Benefits of obtaining the body temperature in rabbits; Methods of obtaining of body temperature in rabbits; Normal body temperature values; Factors that may lead to variations in body temperature; Incidence and clinical significance of hyperthermia in rabbits; Treatments for hypothermia in rabbits.

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Homeotherm species maintain a constant body temperature despite variations in their thermal environment. This process is critical as drops in core body temperature influence almost every organ system, including the cardio-circulatory, nervous, endocrine, digestive and renal.

In the present round table we will discuss: Risks of obtaining body temperature in rabbits; Benefits of obtaining the body temperature in rabbits; Methods of obtaining of body temperature in rabbits; Normal body temperature values; Factors that may lead to variations in body temperature; Incidence and clinical significance of hyperthermia in rabbits; Treatments for hypothermia in rabbits.

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  • Dr Nicola Di Girolamo
    Dr Nicola Di Girolamo
    DMV, GPCert(ExAP), MSc (Evidence-Based Health Care), PhD
    Nicola Di Girolamo is an associate professor of Exotics and Zoological Medicine at Oklahoma State University, and current president of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine and an associate editor of BMC Veterinary Research. Before moving to the US, Nicola has been employed as a veterinary specialist in Hong Kong at Tai Wai Small Animal & Exotics Hospital. Back in Italy, he performed an ECZM residency at the Clinica per Animali Esotici in Rome. He completed a Master of Science in evidence-based healthcare at the university of Oxford and a PhD at the University of Bologna. Following that, he founded EBMVet, a study group on Evidence-based medicine. He fills his time off with Brazilian Jujitsu, surf and chess.
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