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BSAVA Small Animal Formulary, Part B: Exotic Pets

  • Explains the important differences in physiology and metabolism between the species groups that may make them respond to and process drugs very differently, the understanding of which is essential to avoid potential toxicity or lack of efficacy.
  • Appendices detail sedation and chemotherapy protocols for the non-traditional companion animal species
  • This formulary has been compiled by some of the leading species experts – another BSAVA product created by the profession for the profession

By: Anna Meredith(Editor)

352 pages, colour photos

British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Paperback | Aug 2015 | Edition: 9 | #225236 | ISBN-13: 9781905319824
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About this book

As the popularity of exotic pets has increased, the requirement to extract and expand their sections from the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary has arisen. Following the tried and trusted format of previous editions of the Formulary, Part B of the 9th edition covers small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians. It includes doses and other species specific information, with references where available, and useful appendices including sedation and chemotherapy protocols. Part A of the 9th edition, dedicated to cats and dogs, is due for publication in 2017.


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Contents

Editorial Panel
Preface to the ninth edition
Foreword
Introduction

Notes on the monographs
Distribution categories
The prescribing cascade
Drug storage and dispensing
Health and safety in dispensing
Drug listings and monographs
(listed A–Z by generic name)

Appendix I: general information
Abbreviations
Writing a prescription
Topical polypharmaceuticals
Guidelines for responsible antibacterial use
Dosing small and exotic animals
Composition of intravenous fluids
Safety and handling of chemotherapeutic agents
Percentage solutions
Drugs usage in renal and hepatic insufficiency
Suspected Adverse Reaction Surveillance Scheme
Further reading and useful websites

Appendix II: protocols
Chemotherapy protocols
Sedation/immobilization protocols

Index sorted by therapeutic class
Index (alphabetical by generic and trade names)


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