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    DescriptionNow in a fully updated seventh edition, Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook remains the most complete source of drug information relevant for animals available. Providing referenced dosing recommendations in each monograph, this book offers doses for a wide range of species, including dogs, cats, exotic animals, and farm animals, in a single resource. The book also includes detail on key aspects for appropriate use of each drug, including pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, adverse effects, safety during pregnancy or nursing, overdoses, drug interactions, monitoring, chemistry and stability, storage, compatibility, and available products. The seventh edition adds 22 new drug monographs, as well as updated dosages and information for existing drugs. A noteworthy feature is the Prescriber Highlights section found at the beginning of each monograph that allows readers a quick method of finding important information for that drug. This is the convenient 5 x 8-inch pocket size; Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook is also available in an 8 1/2 x 11-inch desk size for enhanced readability and ease of use and as a mobile version. Plumb's exhaustive one-volume coverage of drugs approved for veterinary species and non-approved (human) drugs that are used in veterinary practices today make this book an essential reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary pharmacologists, pharmacists with veterinary patients, animal research or zoological facilities, and libraries that serve these groups.


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    Title
    Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook
    Subtitle
    Pocket
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donald C. Plumb
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1584
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 1,225 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470959657
    ISBN 10: 0470959657
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.7
    LC classification: SF
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 636
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16980
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 87
    BISAC V2.8: MED089000
    BIC subject category V2: MZP
    Libri: TIER7500, VETE5000
    DC22: 636.08951
    Thema V1.0: MZP
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    28 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Author Information
    Donald Plumb was formerly Director of Pharmacy Services and Hospital Director at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Medical Center. Now retired from the University of Minnesota, he focuses full-time on providing veterinary drug information to veterinarians, other health professionals, and animal caretakers.
    Review quote
    "... this exhaustive medication encyclopaedia is a must have for every practitioner." ( Vets Nurses Today , 2012) "More Than Just a Formulary. A welcome addition to the bookshelf of any veterinarian...this text is easy to use and packed with information... whichever format suits you best, this publication represents value for money." -- Veterinary Record December 17, 2011 "...perhaps the most extensive and comprehensive source of drug information pertaining to veterinary medicine currently available. ...should be viewed as a resource and valuable asset to any veterinarian's library." ( JAVMA , March 15, 2012) "For this reason, I feel this book is a solid 5 in terms of rankings and has kept up the standard of the past six editions. Veterinarians will find this book every bit as useful, if not a replacement for current pharmacological texts. Students and educators of veterinary science and technology will no doubt refer to this book throughout the educational process. The practicing veterinary technician who purchases this book can expect to start out with a nice looking book; but by the end of the first year of ownership will possess a well-handled, dog-eared, ragged copy - a testament to continued and frequent usage. No doubt everyone who uses this book will be happily anticipating many future editions." ( Veterinary Information Network , 2011) "This is a welcome update of the authoritative veterinary reference for drug and dosage information. It continues to be the reference veterinary professionals will reach for first." ( Doody's , 23 March 2012) "The print is easier to read and very comfortable to the eyes ... Anyone familiar with the previous editions will understand, and students seeking a reliable source of information need look no further than this newest printing. Once again, Plumb's comes highly recommended. Many thanks to Wiley-Blackwell for providing me with this review copy." (Examiner.com, 2011) Reviews of the Previous Edition "A 'must' for any college-level veterinary reference holding or for any practicing vet or student vet: it packs in the latest details on veterinary drugs, including detail on monitoring, chemistry, storage, and dosages, and it offers sidebars of color-coded prescribing highlights. The result is an invaluable handbook that will prove a key, foundation acquisition for any serious veterinary reference library." ( Midwest Book Review , October 2008) "The 6th edition has several enhancements: a new design and layout, the addition of 75 new drug monographs, updates to older monographs, with a listing for rapid-scanning for potential drug interactions and overdose information for 50 drugs ... and new sections. This edition, as in earlier editions, is essential for veterinarians and for institutions with veterinary medicine programs." ( ARBA Online , March 2009) "As a veterinary technician, I have enjoyed perusing this book and find it is not only a great reference for the job but also for home use, deciphering medication for any one of seven dogs or five cats currently residing in my home. For this reason, I am betwixt and between as to whether this book should remain in the pets' medicine cabinet or go to work to reside on my office book shelf. Perhaps I need another copy and that is perhaps the best endorsement of all." ( VIN , February 2010) "This is an essential reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, pharmacists, other health professionals, and libraries. ... An invaluable handbook that will be an essential acquisition for any serious veterinary reference library as well as an easy to use reference for daily practice. This edition provides important updates and new features which make it a valuable book compared to the previous editions. It remains the pharmacology resource every veterinarian needs to keep in easy reach." ( Doody's , May 2009)
    Back cover copy
    Now in a fully updated seventh edition, "Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook" remains the most complete source of drug information relevant for animals available. Providing referenced dosing recommendations in each monograph, this book offers doses for a wide range of species, including dogs, cats, exotic animals, and farm animals, in a single resource. The book also includes detail on key aspects for appropriate use of each drug, including pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, adverse effects, safety during pregnancy or nursing, overdoses, drug interactions, monitoring, chemistry and stability, storage, compatibility, and available products.The seventh edition adds 22 new drug monographs, as well as updated dosages and information for existing drugs. A noteworthy feature is the Prescriber Highlights section found at the beginning of each monograph that allows readers a quick method of finding important information for that drug.This is the convenient 5 x 8-inch pocket size; "Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook" is also available in an 8 1/2 x 11-inch desk size for enhanced readability and ease of use and as a mobile version. Plumb's exhaustive one-volume coverage of drugs approved for veterinary species and non-approved (human) drugs that are used in veterinary practices today make this book an essential reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary pharmacologists, pharmacists with veterinary patients, animal research or zoological facilities, and libraries that serve these groups.