Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition


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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