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Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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ISBN-10: 0813820618

ISBN-13: 9780813820613

Edition: 9th 2008

Authors: Mark G. Papich, Jim E. Riviere, H. Richard Adams, H. Richard Adams, Papich

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Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Ninth Edition is the long awaited update of the gold-standard reference on veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. The field of veterinary pharmacology continues to evolve and expand and this new edition has been revised to reflect changes in the field. Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Ninth Edition is a thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to meet the needs of todays veterinarians, veterinary students, and animal health researchers.
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Book details

List price: $251.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1544
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 7.920
Language: English

#60;b#62;Jim E. Riviere,#60;/b#62; DVM, PhD, DSc (hon), ATS, is Distinguished Professor and Director for the Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics with the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. He is also Editor for the Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Mark G. Papich#60;/b#62;, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVCP,is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University.

Principles of Pharmacology
Veterinary Pharmacology: An Introduction to the Discipline
Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination
Drugs Acting on the Autonomic and Somatic Nervous Systems
Mechanisms of Drug Action and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics Integration in Dosage Regimen Optimization for Veterinary Medicine
Introduction to Neurohumoral Transmission and the Autonomic Nervous System
Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
Cholinergic Pharmacology: Autonomic Drugs
Introduction to Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous System and Principles of Anesthesiology
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Inhalation Anesthetics
Injectable Anesthetic Agents
Opioid Analgesic Drugs
Sedative Agents: Tranquilizers, Alpha-2 Agonists, and Related Agents
Local Anesthetics
Euthanizing Agents
Autacoids and Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Histamine, Serotonin, and their Antagonists
Peptides: Angiotensin and Kinins
Prostaglandins, Related Factors, and Cytokines
Analgesic, Anti-inflmmatory, Antipyretic Drugs
Anticonvulsant Drugs
Drugs Affecting Animal Behavior
Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
Digitalis, Positive Inotropes, and Vasodilators
Antiarrythmic Agents
Drugs Affecting Renal Function and Fluid-Electrolyte Balance
Principles of Acid-Base Balance: Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
Drugs Acting on the Blood and Blood Elements
Hemostatic and Anticoagulant Drugs
Endocrine Pharmacology
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
Hormones Affecting Reproduction
Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Drugs
Glucocorticoids, Mineralocorticoids, and Adrenolytic Drugs
Drugs Influencing Glucose Metabolism
Chemotherapy of Microbial Diseases
Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Sulfonaminds and Potentiated Sulfonamides
Beta-Lactam Antibiotics: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Related Drugs
Tetracycline Antibiotics
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics
Chloramphenicol and Drivatives, Macrolides, Lincosamides, and Miscellaneous Antimicrobials
Fluoroquinolone Antimicrobial Drugs
Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs
Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases
Antinematodal Drugs
Anticestodal and Antitrematodal Drugs
Macrocyclic Lactones: Endectocide Compounds
Antiprotozoan Drugs
Specialty Areas of Pharmacology
Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
Immunosuppressive Drugs and Cyclosporine
Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function
Dermatopharmacology: Drugs Acting Locally on the Skin
Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Considerations for Treating Minor Food-Producing Animals with Veterinary Pharmaceuticals
Zoological Pharmacology
Regulatory Considerations
Legal Control of Veterinary Drugs
Drug Approval Process
Veterinary Pharmacy
Regulation of Drug and Medication Use in Performance Animals
Adverse Drug Reactions
Dosage Forms and Veteri