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Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Techniciansby Romich, Janet Amundson
Delmar Cengage Learning
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Build a strong foundation for understanding how medications may help or potentially harm animals. FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2E, 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
|A Brief History of Veterinary Pharmacology|
|Veterinary Drug Development and Control|
|Principles and Methods of Drug Administration|
|Veterinary Drug Use, Prescribing, Acquisition, and Pharmacy Management|
|Systems of Measurement in Veterinary Pharmacology|
|Drugs Affecting the Nervous System|
|Respiratory System Drugs|
|Hormonal and Reproductive Drugs|
|Urinary System Drugs|
|Drugs Affecting Muscle Function|
|Anti-Inflammatory and Pain-Reducing Drugs|
|Drugs for Skin Conditions|
|Ophthalmic and Optic Medications|
|Fluid Therapy and Emergency Drugs|
|Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressive Drugs|
|Unit Conversions and Math References|
|Conversion of Body Weight in Kilograms to Body Surface Area in Meters (for Dogs and Cats)|
|Metric Conversions Guide|
|Managing Animal Toxicities|
|Web Sites of Veterinary Pharmaceutical Companies|
|Proper Use of Needles and Syringes|
|Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from a Vial|
|Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from an Ampule|
|Reconstituting a Powder Medication for Administration|
|Appendix M: Drugs Listed Alphabetically and Classified by Category|
|Dos and Don'ts of Drug Administration|
|Drugs used during pregnancy|
|Answer Key to text questions|
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