Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

ISBN-10: 1401842933

ISBN-13: 9781401842932

Edition: 2005

Authors: Janet Amundson Romich

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This practical, visual presentation of medications used by veterinary and laboratory animal technicians makes it easy to comprehend such concepts as dose calculations, medication preparation and medication handling techniques. Readers first will review the basic anatomy and physiology of the body systems, and then they will be introduced to the drugs that treat diseases of those systems. Interactive CD-ROMs help readers understand does calculations and fluid administrations and give readers an excellent tool for certification examination preparation. On-line resources help students hone their critical thinking skills, and case studies show the practical use of the text?s material.
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Book details

List price: $114.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.046

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
Therapeutic Range and Routes of Drug Administration
Pharmacokinetics
Veterinary Drug Use and Prescribing
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
Antimicrobials
Antiparasitics
Anti-inflammatory and Pain Reduction Drugs
Drugs for Skin Conditions
Ophthalmic and Otic Medication
Fluid Therapy and Emergency Drugs
Antineoplatic Drugs
Vaccines
Behavior-Modifying Drugs
Herbal Therapeutics
Unit Conversion and Math Reference
Conversion of Body Weight in Kilograms to Body Surface Area in Meters (for dogs and cats)
Metric Conversation 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
Drugs Listed Alphabetically and Classified by Category
Glossary
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