Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians (5th Revised edition)

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians (5th Revised edition)

By: Boyce P. Wanamaker (author), Kathy Massey (author)Paperback

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Designed specifically for veterinary technicians, this essential resource offers detailed guidance on key topics such as managing medication inventory, dispensing veterinarian prescribed drugs, calculating drug dosages, administering medications to animals, and educating clients about drug side effects and precautions. Up-to-date drug information is presented in a consistent, easy-to-use format that includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms.

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Contents

1. General Pharmacology 2. Routes and Techniques of Drug Administration 3. Practical Calculations 4. Drugs Used in Nervous System Disorders 5. Drugs Used in Respiratory System Disorders 6. Drugs Used in Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders 7. Drugs Used in Cardiovascular System Disorders 8. Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal System Disorders 9. Drugs Used in Hormonal, Endocrine, and Reproductive Disorders 10. Drugs Used in Ophthalmic and Otic Disorders 11. Drugs Used in Skin Disorders 12. Anti-infective Drugs 13. Antiparasitic Drugs 14. Drugs Used to Relieve Pain and Inflammation 15. Therapeutic Nutritional, Fluid, and Electrolyte Replacements 16. Blood-Modifying, Antineoplastic, and Immunosuppressant Drugs 17. Immunologic Drugs 18. Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents 19. Pharmacy Management and Inventory Control Appendix A: Common Abbreviations Used in Veterinary Medicine Appendix B: Weights and Measures Appendix C: Antidotes Appendix D: Drug Dosages Appendix E: Drugs by Therapeutic Class Appendix F: Controlled Substances Information Bibliography Glossary Answer Key

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780323186629
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9780323186629
  • weight: 998
  • ISBN10: 0323186629
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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