Applied Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technician
Here's the revised and updated edition of the innovative reference, presenting the fundamental principles of pharmacology, administration of drugs, and pharmacologic calculations. Addresses all major categories of drugs in a consistent format including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, adverse side effects, clinical uses, and dosage forms. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate the administration of common drug forms.
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