Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology 2nd Edition

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology 2nd Edition PDF

By Jill E. Maddison, Stephen W Page and David B Church

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology PDF is a practical, clinically-oriented pharmacology text designed to provide the veterinary student and practitioner with all the relevant information needed when designing drug treatment regimens for pets in small animal veterinary practice. Comprehensively updated and revised, the second edition of this core text covers essential new information on drugs used in the management of a range of presenting conditions including heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias. For the second edition new authors, superb new illustrations and a second colour have all been introduced. With its unique approach combining a thorough understanding of the pharmacological action of drugs with a basic understanding of the relevant physiology and pathophysiology of systems and tissues affected, Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology continues to be an indispensable book for all veterinary students and practitioners.

  • Organised by drug class in a uniform and detailed structure which means it is easy to locate key information on dose rates, routes of administration, drug interactions and special considerations at a glance
  • Key chapters based around treatment of disorders of particular body systems, eg cardiovascular and thyroid disorders
  • Essential introductory chapters covering pharmacokinetics, general pharmacological principles and adverse reactions for a thorough basic grounding in the subject
  • All authors are experienced clinicians and recognised experts in their field who bring a down to earth and practical approach to the text

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Principles of clinical pharmacology

Chapter 2 – Clinical pharmacokinetics

Chapter 3 – Adverse drug reactions

Chapter 4 – The pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system

Chapter 5 – Anesthetic agents

Chapter 6 – Sedatives

Chapter 7 – Behavior-modifying drugs

Chapter 8 – Antibacterial drugs

Chapter 9 – Systemic antifungal therapy

Chapter 10 – Antiparasitic drugs

Chapter 11 – Glucocorticosteroids and antihistamines

Chapter 12 – Immunomodulatory therapy

Chapter 13 – Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and chondroprotective agents

Chapter 14 – Opioid analgesics

Chapter 15 – Cancer chemotherapy

Chapter 16 – Anticonvulsant drugs

Chapter 17 – Drugs used in the management of heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias

Chapter 18 – Drugs used in the management of respiratory diseases

Chapter 19 – Gastrointestinal drugs

Chapter 20 – Drugs used in the management of thyroid and parathyroid disease

Chapter 21 – Drugs used in the treatment of disorders of pancreatic function

Chapter 22 – Drugs used in the treatment of adrenal dysfunction

Chapter 23 – Drugs and reproduction

Chapter 24 – Topical dermatological therapy

Chapter 25 – Ocular clinical pharmacology


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