Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

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

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Mixed media product | 504 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 234mm x 20mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 2 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416056335
  • ISBN 13: 9781416056331
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 150 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 323,207

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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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Table of contents

1. General Pharmacology 2. Routes and Techniques of Drug Administration 3. Practical Calculations in Pharmacology 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. Antiinfective 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. Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents 18. Veterinary Technician's Role Appendix A: Common Abbreviations Used in Veterinary Medicine Appendix B: Weights and Measures Appendix C: Resource Information Appendix D: Controlled Substances Information Summary Bibliography Review Question Answers