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Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Veterinary Technician

In order to facilitate a better understanding of the "how's" and "why's" behind current drug therapies administered in the veterinary field, this text takes a comprehensive look at therapeutic agents in use today. Following a unique body systems organization method, this text clearly identifies and rationalizes the effects of veterinary medication treatments that will allow better anticipation of a patient's response to various remedies. A variety of review methods including self-tests, summary tables, and critical thinking questions aid the reader's understanding of material presented and allow for practical application in the veterinary world.

Paperback, 448 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-01113-6

Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutic Applications
    2. Pharmacy Procedures, Drug Handling, and Dosage Calculations
    3. Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics: The Principles of How Drugs Work
    4. Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract
    5. Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
    6. Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
    7. Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
    8. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System – Analgesics, anesthetics, and stimulants
    9. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System – Anticonvulsants and Behavior Modifying Drugs
    10. Anti-microbial Drugs
    11. Disinfectants and Antiseptics
    12. Anti-parasitic Drugs
    13. Anti-inflammatory Drugs

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