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cover image - Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323112420
Copyright: 2017
Publication Date: 10-01-2016
Page Count: 480
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $63.99

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Robert L. Bill, DVM, PhD

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cover image - Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323112420
Copyright: 2017
Publication Date: 10-01-2016
Page Count: 480
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $63.99
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Help students grasp complex concepts and develop fundamental knowledge, in the rapidly changing field of veterinary pharmacology with Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition. This accessible, comprehensive text explains how drugs work so students can confidently communicate about current drug therapies. This new edition includes strong introductory coverage of safety, terminology, pharmaceutical procedures, drug handling, dosage calculations, and pharmacokinetics. Featuring the most up-to-date drug information and a new full-color design with added illustrations, tables, and boxes, it covers drug uses, abuses, calculation errors, and common mistakes.

    • UPDATED and NEW! The most up-to-date information on all drug categories and new content on several drugs.
    • NEW! Full-color format with photos and line drawings helps visual learners understand concepts.
    • NEW! Myths and Misconceptions, Ask Dr. Bill, and You Need to Know boxes break up the narrative and spotlight interesting concepts to make information easier to understand.
    • NEW! Evolve site with instructor resources, including PowerPoint presentations, test bank questions and answers, an image collection, answer keys to each chapter’s self-assessment questions, and drug calculation practice exercises for students.
    • NEW! Vet Tech Threads design includes key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives, as well as other pedagogical features, to help students grasp key content and navigate through the chapters.
    • Covers complex principles of pharmacology in a manner appropriate for both veterinary technicians and students.
    • Provides strong introductory content on safety, terminology, pharmacy procedures, drug handling (including the latest OSHA requirements), dosage calculations, and pharmacokinetics.
    • Emphasizes the reasons behind drug properties, actions, and effects — not just lists of facts.
    • Valuable clinical applications are interspersed throughout every chapter, and concepts are linked to real-life situations to help reinforce learning.
    • Critical thinking and review questions at the end of every chapter help students test comprehension and encourage class discussion.
    • UPDATED and NEW! The most up-to-date information on all drug categories and new content on several drugs.
    • NEW! Full-color format with photos and line drawings helps visual learners understand concepts and enhances images’ educational value.
    • NEW! Myths and Misconceptions, Ask Dr. Bill, and You Need to Know boxes break up the narrative and spotlight interesting concepts to make information easier to understand.
    • NEW! Evolve site with instructor resources, including PowerPoint presentations, test bank questions and answers, an image collection, the answer keys to each chapter’s self-assessment questions, and drug calculation practice exercises.
    • NEW! Vet Tech Threads design includes key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives, as well as other pedagogical features, to help you grasp key content and navigate through the chapters.
  • 1. Veterinary Pharmacology and the Veterinary Technician – An Introduction to Understanding Therapeutic Applications
    2. Pharmacy Procedures and Dosage Calculations
    3. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: The Principles of How Drugs Work
    4. Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract
    5. Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
    6. Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
    7. Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
    8. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System: Analgesics, Tranquilizers, Sedatives, and Anesthetics
    9. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System: Anticonvulsants and Behavior-Modifying Drugs
    10. Antimicrobials
    11. Disinfectants and Antiseptics
    12. Antiparasitics
    13. Antiinflammatory Drugs
    Glossary
    Index
  • Robert L. Bill, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology, Assistant to the Director of Veterinary Technology, Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN
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