Key Features

    • Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment.
    • Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it.
    • Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance.

    Table of Contents

    Part One: Introduction to Drug Use in Dogs and Cats

    Chapter 1: Principles of Drug Therapy

    Chapter 2: Factors Affecting Drug Disposition

    Chapter 3: Pharmacogenetics

    Chapter 4: Drug-Induced Diseases

    Chapter 5: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

     

    Part Two: Drugs Targeting Infections or Infestations

    Chapter 6: Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

    Chapter 7: Antimicrobial Drugs

    Chapter 8: Treatment of Bacterial Infections

    Chapter 9: Treatment of Fungal Infections

    Chapter 10: Antiviral Therapy

    Chapter 11: Disinfectants, Antiseptics, and Related Biocides

    Chapter 12: Drugs for the Treatment of Protozoal Infections

    Chapter 13: Drugs for the Treatment of Helminth Infections - Anthelmintics

     

    Part Three: Drugs Targeting Body Systems

    Chapter 14: Therapy of Cardiovascular Diseases

    Chapter 15: Drugs Acting on Blood or Blood-Forming Organs

    Chapter 16: Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy

    Chapter 17: Drugs Affecting Urine Formation

    Chapter 18: Treatment of Urinary Disorders

    Chapter 19: Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

    Chapter 20: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

    Chapter 21: Drug Therapy for Endocrinopathies

    Chapter 22: Dermatologic Therapy

    Chapter 23: Rational Use of Reproductive Hormones

     

    Part Four: Drugs Acting on the Nervous System

    Chapter 24: Anesthetic Agents

    Chapter 25: Muscle Relaxants

    Chapter 26: Drugs that Modify Animal Behavior

    Chapter 27: Anticonvulsants and Other Neurologic Therapies

    Chapter 28: Pain Control: Locally- and Centrally-Acting Analgesics

     

    Part Five: Drugs T

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1348
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780721605555
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455757114

    About the author

    Dawn Boothe

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, and Veterinary Teaching Hospital; Director, Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University, College Station, TX