Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

ISBN-10: 1435426002
ISBN-13: 9781435426009
Edition: 2nd 2011
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List price: $93.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.652
Language: English

Janet Romich, a longtime veterinarian, teaches a variety of science-based courses at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wis., where she was honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2004 for use of technology in the classroom, advisory and professional activities, publication list, and fundraising efforts. She is also an IACUC member for a hospital research facility and received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2007 for her contributions to the education of veterinary technician students and in promoting the use of veterinary technicians in the workplace. Dr. Romich is also the author of FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2e and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES as well as a co-author on DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She remains active in veterinary practice through her relief practice, where she works in both small- and mixed-animal practices.

A Brief History of Veterinary Pharmacology
Veterinary Drug Development and Control
Principles and Methods of Drug Administration
Veterinary Drug Use, Prescribing, Acquisition, and Pharmacy Management
Systems of Measurement in Veterinary Pharmacology
Drugs Affecting the Nervous System
Cardiovascular Drugs
Respiratory System Drugs
Hormonal and Reproductive Drugs
Gastrointestinal Drugs
Urinary System Drugs
Drugs Affecting Muscle Function
Anti-Inflammatory and Pain-Reducing Drugs
Drugs for Skin Conditions
Ophthalmic and Optic Medications
Fluid Therapy and Emergency Drugs
Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressive Drugs
Behavior-Modifying Drugs
Herbal Therapeutics
Unit Conversions and Math References
Conversion of Body Weight in Kilograms to Body Surface Area in Meters (for Dogs and Cats)
Metric Conversions Guide
Vitamin Supplements
Inventory Management
Managing Animal Toxicities
Web Sites of Veterinary Pharmaceutical Companies
Proper Use of Needles and Syringes
Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from a Vial
Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from an Ampule
Reconstituting a Powder Medication for Administration
Appendix M: Drugs Listed Alphabetically and Classified by Category
Dos and Don'ts of Drug Administration
Euthanesia procedure
Math Review
Drugs used during pregnancy
Answer Key to text questions

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