Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians 2nd Edition PDF

By Janet Amundson Romich

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians 2nd Edition PDF follows a body-systems approach making it easy to correlate basic anatomy and physiology with the drugs used to treat diseases of each body system. A strong foundation of drug administration, pharmacokinetics, measurement systems, as well as drug approval and safety provides the concepts necessary to understand drug actions and safe drug administration. A StudyWARETM CD-ROM accompanies the book which provides additional practice via quizzes or games.

Table of Contents
  1. Brief history of veterinary pharmacology
  2. Veterinary drug development and control
  3. Principles and methods of drug administration
  4. Pharmacokinetics
  5. Veterinary drug use, prescribing, acquisition, and pharmacy management
  6. Systems of measurement in veterinary pharmacology
  7. Drugs affecting the nervous system
  8. Cardiovascular drugs
  9. Respiratory system drugs
  10. Hormonal and reproductive drugs
  11. Gastrointestinal drugs
  12. Urinary system drugs
  13. Drugs affecting muscle function
  14. Antimicrobials
  15. Antiparasitics
  16. Anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing drugs
  17. Drugs for skin conditions
  18. Ophthalmic and otic medications
  19. Fluid therapy and emergency drugs
  20. Antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs
  21. Vaccines
  22. Behavior-modifying drugs
  23. Herbal therapeutics
  24. Appendix A: Proper use of needles and syringes
  25. Appendix B: Withdrawing (aspirating) medication from a vial
  26. Appendix C: Withdrawing (aspirating) medication from an ampule
  27. Appendix D: Reconstituting a powder medication for administration
  28. Appendix E: Dos and don’ts of drug administration
  29. Appendix F: Inventory management
  30. Appendix G: Unit conversions and math references
  31. Appendix H: Conversion of body weight in kilograms to body surface area in meters (for dogs and cats)
  32. Appendix I: Metric conversion guide
  33. Appendix J: Mathematics review
  34. Appendix K: Euthanasia procedure
  35. Appendix L: Vitamin supplements
  36. Appendix M: Managing animal toxicities
  37. Appendix N: Veterinary company web sites
  38. Appendix O: Drugs people should avoid during pregnancy
  39. Appendix P: Drugs listed alphabetically and classified by category
  40. Appendix Q: Answer key to text review exercises

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