[CD]Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Veterinary Technician.
by Robert Bill
Edition: 3rd., 2006
In order to facilitate a better understanding of the "how's" and "why's" behind current drug therapies administered in the veterinary field, this text takes a comprehensive look at therapeutic agents in use today. Following a unique body systems organization method, this text clearly identifies and rationalizes the effects of veterinary medication treatments that will allow better anticipation of a patients response to various remedies.
A variety of review methods including self-tests, summary tables, and critical thinking questions aid the readers understanding of material presented and allow for practical application in the veterinary world.
* Covers fundamental principles of pharmacology in a manner appropriate for both veterinary technicians and students.
* Provides strong introductory content on safety, terminology, pharmaceutical procedures, drug handling, dosage calculations, and pharmacokinetics.
* Systematically organized, using chapter outlines for ease of pinpointing desired material, key terms, and learning objectives to better focus readers' learning.
* Summarizes ideas presented using review questions to better facilitate comprehension, and integrated Pharm Facts boxes highlighting important points within the text.
* Contains the latest OSHA requirements of safe drug and chemical handling in professional environments.