Equine Clinical Pharmacology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702024849, 9780702037085

Equine Clinical Pharmacology

1st Edition

Authors: Joseph Bertone Linda Horspool
eBook ISBN: 9780702037085
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702024849
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 2nd April 2004
Page Count: 408

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Focusing on the therapeutic challenges related to the horse's unique anatomy and physiology, this comprehensive text is the first equine specific, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics text available! Covering the principles and use of pharmaceutical products in the equine, this practical reference is organized by either drug class or, where more pertinent, by system. It also provides comprehensive information on drug dose rates that is summarized alphabetically at the end of the book as a formulary of generic drugs.

Key Features

  • The latest information on therapeutic options for horses is provided, including products recently introduced on the market.
  • An alphabetic, generic formulary in the back of the book provides readers with a handy, quick reference.
  • Content is clearly cross referenced, making information concise and easy to find.
  • A practical systems approach is useful to practitioners and students alike.
  • Comprehensive discussions provide a sound basis for making therapeutic decisions in equine practice.
  • Well-referenced content offers readers a solid background in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic pharmacological principles for equine veterinary practitioners
    2. Antibacterial drugs
    3. Antiprotozoal drugs
    4. Parasiticides
    5. Drugs acting on the endocrine system
    6. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system
    7. Intra-articular medication and chondroprotection
    8. Drugs affecting muscle
    9. Drugs acting on the neurologic system and behavioural modification
    10. Drugs acting on the urinary system
    11. Drugs acting on the reproductive system
    12. Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system
    13. Ophthalmic therapeutics
    14. Anti-inflammatory drugs
    15. Anesthetics, tranquilizers, analgesics
    16. Inhalant therapy and medication for the respiratory system
    17. Fluid therapy
    18. Formulary


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About the Author

Joseph Bertone

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, USA

Linda Horspool

Affiliations and Expertise

Global Technical Lead Pharmaceuticals Companion Animals; Intervet/Schering - Plough Animal Health, Netherlands