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cover image - Bill's Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323932134
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 07-18-2023
Page Count: 382
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $63.99

Bill's Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Melinda Anderson, Pharm.D., FSVHP, BS, RVT

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Bill's Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323932134
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 07-18-2023
Page Count: 382
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $63.99
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Teach the skills that vet techs need to use drugs safely and avoid potential problems! Trusted by students and faculty for 30 years, Bill's Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians helps readers understand the principles and practice of pharmacology in treating different animal species. The text explains how drugs work, how they are administered, and how to calculate drug dosages. Covering drugs by body system, the book also explains possible abuses, mistakes, and how things can go wrong when therapeutic protocols are not properly implemented. This fifth edition helps students learn to provide quality care for their patients and better education for their owners.

    • NEW Veterinary Feed Directives (VFD) section reflects the newest FDA guidelines on medicated feed for animals.
    • NEW! Updated drug information includes all drug categories as well as new information on several drugs.
    • NEW! Additional full-color images make it easier for visual learners to understand concepts.
    • NEW! Updated test bank questions and drug calculation exercises on the Evolve website make study and review easier and increase retention of difficult subject matter.
    • Content on basic pharmacology includes topics such as safety, terminology, pharmacy procedures, drug handling (including the latest OSHA requirements), dosage calculations, and pharmacokinetics.
    • Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms are provided at the beginning of each chapter, helping to guide students through the complex principles of pharmacology at a level appropriate for veterinary technicians and in a way that helps students to comprehend extremely difficult concepts.
    • Clear explanations of drugs help students understand the "how" and "why" behind drugs, their actions, their mechanisms, and adverse effects.
    • Myths and Misconceptions, Ask Dr. Bill, and You Need to Know boxes break up the narrative and spotlight key issues, concepts, and skills.
    • Clinical applications link pharmacologic concepts to real-life situations to help reinforce learning.
    • Review questions and critical thinking questions are included at the end of every chapter to help readers test their comprehension and encourage class discussion.
    • Test questions and online quizzes enable self-assessment and help students prepare for classroom and certification exams.
    • NEW Veterinary Feed Directives section reflects the newest FDA guidelines on medicated feed for animals.
    • NEW! Updated drug information includes all drug categories as well as new information on several drugs.
    • NEW! Additional full-color images make it easier to understand pharmacology concepts.
    • NEW! Updated test questions and drug calculation exercises on the Evolve website make study and review easier and reinforce your understanding of difficult subject matter.
  • 1. Veterinary Pharmacology and the Veterinary Technician
    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
    Answers to Self Assessment
    Glossary
    Index
  • Melinda Anderson, Pharm.D., FSVHP, BS, RVT, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacist, Veterinary Teaching Hospital,Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences,Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital
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