Now in full color, Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition shows you how to administer prescribed drugs to animals, calculate drug dosages accurately, and instruct clients about side effects and precautions. Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects. An Evolve companion website enhances the book with narrated videos demonstrating drug administration techniques, animations of pharmacologic processes, dosage calculation exercises, and much more. Written by veterinary technology experts Boyce Wanamaker and Kathy Lockett Massey, this resource provides the pharmacology knowledge you need to succeed as a vet tech!
1. General Pharmacology 2. Routes and Techniques of Drug Administration 3. Practical Calculations 4. Drugs Used in Nervous System Disorders 5. Drugs Used in Respiratory System Disorders 6. Drugs Used in Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders 7. Drugs Used in Cardiovascular System Disorders 8. Drugs Used in Gastrointestinal System Disorders 9. Drugs Used in Hormonal, Endocrine, and Reproductive Disorders 10. Drugs Used in Ophthalmic and Otic Disorders 11. Drugs Used in Skin Disorders 12. Anti-infective Drugs 13. Antiparasitic Drugs 14. Drugs Used to Relieve Pain and Inflammation 15. Therapeutic Nutritional, Fluid, and Electrolyte Replacements 16. Blood-Modifying, Antineoplastic, and Immunosuppressant Drugs 17. Immunologic Drugs 18. Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents 19. Pharmacy Management and Inventory Control Appendix A: Common Abbreviations Used in Veterinary Medicine Appendix B: Weights and Measures Appendix C: Antidotes Appendix D: Drug Dosages Appendix E: Drugs by Therapeutic Class Appendix F: Controlled Substances Information Bibliography Glossary Answer Key