Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - 2nd Edition

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

2nd Edition

Authors: Dawn Boothe
Imprint: Saunders


Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions.

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


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    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