Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
Edition 2
By Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP

Publication Date: 12 Apr 2011

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.

Key Features

    • 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.

    New Features

      • 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.

      About the author
      By Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, and Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Director, Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
      Table of Contents

      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

      Book Reviews

      "Overall, this book is an excellent resource for small animal clinical academics and clinical year undergraduates."

      Ausralian Veterinary Journal, August 2012

      Book details
      ISBN: 9780721605555
      Page Count: 1348
      Retail Price : £73.99
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