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Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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By: Boothe

544 pages, 255 illus


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #139587 | ISBN: 0721643647
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This text focuses on the use of drugs for the prevention and treatment of small animal diseases. The first section of the book focuses on principles of drug therapy with special attention to clinical relevancy. Section two approaches the use of drugs from a categorical basis, while section three addresses drug use from a body systems approach. Each chapter is organized to, first present the clinical pharmacology of the drugs, followed by the treatment of specific diseases.


Section One: Introduction to Drug Use in Small Animals Chapter 1 Principles of Drug Use in Small Animals Chapter 2 Factors Affecting Drug Disposition and Extrapolation of Dosing Regimens Chapter 3 Drug-Induced Diseases Chapter 4 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Section Two: A Therapeutics Approach Chapter 5 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy Chapter 6 Therapy with Blood and Blood Components Chapter 7 Drugs Acting on Blood or Blood-Forming Organs Chapter 8 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy Chapter 9 Antimicrobial Drugs Chapter 10 Treatment of Bacterial Infections Chapter 11 Treatment of Fungal Infections Chapter 12Antiviral Therapy Chapter 13 Disinfectants, Antiseptics, and Related Germicides Chapter 14 Drugs for the Treatment of Protozoal Infections Chapter 15 Drugs for the Treatment of Helminth Infections Chapter 16 Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Chapter 17Glucorticoid Therapy in the Dog and Cat Chapter 18 Chemotherapy Chapter 19 Immunomodulators or Biological Response Modifiers: Introduction and Miscellaneous Agents Chapter 20 Biological Response Modifiers: Interferons; Interleukins; Recombinant Products; Liposomal Products Chapter 21 Recombinant Biotechnology in Veterinary Therapeutics Section Three: A Systems Approach Chapter 22 Control of Pain in Small Animals: Opioid Agonists and Antagonists and Other Centrally Acting Analgesics Chapter 23 Anesthetic Agents Chapter 24 Anticonvulsant Therapy in Small Animals Chapter 25 Drugs Which Modify Animal Behavior Chapter 26 Muscle Relaxants Chapter 27 Gastrointestinal Pharmacology Chapter 28 Drugs Affecting the Kidneys and Urination Chapter 29 Treatment of Urinary Disorders Chapter 30 Therapy of Cardiovascular Diseases Chapter 31 Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System Chapter 32 Drug Treatment of Endocrinopathies Chapter 33 Dermatologic Therapy Chapter 34 Rational Use of Reproductive Hormones APPENDICES

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