cover image - Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780721605555
Page Count: 1348
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $118.00

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition

by Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP


cover image - Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780721605555
Page Count: 1348
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $118.00
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Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions.

      • Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment.
      • Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it.
      • Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance.

        • Pharmacogenetics chapter helps you understand how to use this emerging science to find the right dose for each patient, optimizing efficiency and minimizing toxicity.
        • Routes of administration and sample pharmaceutical calculations provide fast, efficient access to comprehensive drug administration all in one inclusive resource.
        • Multiple chapters on Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Therapy highlight the impact of antimicrobial resistance on current practice.

      • Part One: Introduction to Drug Use in Dogs and Cats

        Chapter 1: Principles of Drug Therapy

        Chapter 2: Factors Affecting Drug Disposition

        Chapter 3: Pharmacogenetics

        Chapter 4: Drug-Induced Diseases

        Chapter 5: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring


        Part Two: Drugs Targeting Infections or Infestations

        Chapter 6: Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

        Chapter 7: Antimicrobial Drugs

        Chapter 8: Treatment of Bacterial Infections

        Chapter 9: Treatment of Fungal Infections

        Chapter 10: Antiviral Therapy

        Chapter 11: Disinfectants, Antiseptics, and Related Biocides

        Chapter 12: Drugs for the Treatment of Protozoal Infections

        Chapter 13: Drugs for the Treatment of Helminth Infections - Anthelmintics


        Part Three: Drugs Targeting Body Systems

        Chapter 14: Therapy of Cardiovascular Diseases

        Chapter 15: Drugs Acting on Blood or Blood-Forming Organs

        Chapter 16: Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy

        Chapter 17: Drugs Affecting Urine Formation

        Chapter 18: Treatment of Urinary Disorders

        Chapter 19: Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

        Chapter 20: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

        Chapter 21: Drug Therapy for Endocrinopathies

        Chapter 22: Dermatologic Therapy

        Chapter 23: Rational Use of Reproductive Hormones


        Part Four: Drugs Acting on the Nervous System

        Chapter 24: Anesthetic Agents

        Chapter 25: Muscle Relaxants

        Chapter 26: Drugs that Modify Animal Behavior

        Chapter 27: Anticonvulsants and Other Neurologic Therapies

        Chapter 28: Pain Control: Locally- and Centrally-Acting Analgesics


        Part Five: Drugs Targeting Inflammation or Immunomodulation

        Chapter 29: Anti-inflammatory Drugs

        Chapter 30: Glucocorticoid and Mineralocorticoids

        Chapter 31: Immunomodulators: Introduction and Miscellaneous Agents

        Chapter 32: Biologic Response Modifiers: Interferons, Interleukins, Recombinant Products, and Liposomal Products

        Chapter 33: Chemotherapy

      • Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, and Veterinary Teaching Hospital; Director, Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
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