Table of contents for Fundamentals of pharmacology for veterinary technicians / Janet Amundson Romich.
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1. A Brief History of Veterinary Pharmacology. 2. Veterinary Drug Development and Control. 3. Principles and Methods of Drug Administration. 4. Pharmacokinetics. 5. Veterinary Drug Use, Prescribing, Acquisition, and Pharmacy Management. 6. Systems of Measurement in Veterinary Pharmacology. 7. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System. 8. Cardiovascular Drugs. 9. Respiratory System Drugs. 10. Hormonal and Reproductive Drugs. 11.Gastrointestinal Drugs. 12. Urinary System Drugs. 13. Drugs Affecting Muscle Function. 14. Antimicrobials. 15. Antiparasitics. 16. Anti-Inflammatory and Pain-Reducing Drugs. 17. Drugs for Skin Conditions. 18. Ophthalmic and Optic Medications. 19. Fluid Therapy and Emergency Drugs. 20. Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressive Drugs. 21. Vaccines. 22. Behavior-Modifying Drugs. 23. Herbal Therapeutics. Appendix A: Unit Conversions and Math References. Appendix B: Conversion of Body Weight in Kilograms to Body Surface Area in Meters (for Dogs and Cats). Appendix C: Metric Conversions Guide. Appendix D: Vitamin Supplements. Appendix E: Inventory Management. Appendix F: Managing Animal Toxicities. Appendix G: Web Sites of Veterinary Pharmaceutical Companies. Appendix H: Proper Use of Needles and Syringes. Appendix I: Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from a Vial. Appendix J: Withdrawing (Aspirating) Medication from an Ampule. Appendix K: Reconstituting a Powder Medication for Administration. Appendix L: Appendix M: Drugs Listed Alphabetically and Classified by Category. Appendix M: Dos and Don'ts of Drug Administration. Appendix N: Euthanesia procedure Appendix O: Math Review Appendix P: Drugs used during pregnancy Appendix Q: Answer Key to text questions Glossary.
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