Small animal clinical pharmacology & therapeutics / [edited by] Dawn Merton Boothe.

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Other Authors: Boothe, Dawn Merton
Language:English
Published: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Saunders, [2012], ©2012.
Edition:Second edition.
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Physical Description:xiv, 1,334 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Variant Title:
Small animal clinical pharmacology and therapeutics.
Other Uniform Title:Small animal clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. 2nd ed.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Introduction to drug use in dogs and cats
  • Principles of drug therapy
  • Factors affecting drug disposition
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Drug-induced diseases
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Drugs targeting infections or infestations
  • Principles of antimicrobial therapy
  • Antimicrobial drugs
  • Treatment of bacterial infections
  • Treatment of fungal infections
  • Antiviral therapy
  • Disinfectants, antiseptics, and related biocides
  • Drugs for the treatment of protozoal infections
  • Drugs for the treatment of helminth infections: anthelmintics
  • Drugs targeting body systems
  • Therapy of cardiovascular diseases
  • Drugs acting on blood or blood-forming organs
  • Fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base therapy
  • Drugs affecting urine formation
  • Treatment of urinary disorders
  • Gastrointestinal pharmacology
  • Drugs affecting the respiratory system
  • Drug therapy for endocrinopathies
  • Dermatologic therapy
  • Rational use of reproductive hormones
  • Drugs acting on the nervous system
  • Anesthetic agents
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Drugs that modify animal behavior
  • Anticonvulsants and other neurologic therapies in small animals
  • Control of pain in small animals
  • Drugs targeting inflammation or immunomodulation
  • Antiflammatory drugs
  • Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids
  • Immunomodulators or biological response modifiers
  • Biologic response modifiers
  • Chemotherapy
  • Regulatory issues
  • Conversions, equivalents, and abbreviations
  • Sample pharmaceutical calculations
  • Nutrition and pharmacology
  • Clinical toxicology
  • Generic and trade names
  • Conversions of weight to body surface.