The basic principles of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics are presented in a succinct and easily accessible manner. This handy reference places emphasis on the clinical importance of the principles discussed. The book offers an introduction to clinically relevant pharmacologic agents used in small and large animal practice. It includes an overview of key concepts in Pharmacology including basic principles of
pharmacodynamics, physiological uptake and nervous system perception. Various types of drugs are discussed including tranquilizers, sedatives, and opiods. Pharmacologic effects side effects, drugs interaction and species differences are illustrated with emphasis on figures, charts and diagrams. This quick look is well-presented, easy to follow, very concise and will be instrumental in developing a rudimentary understanding of pharmacological principles in animal medicine. The text is primarily intended for vet students, tech students, and animal science students taking their first clinical pharmacology course, residents and interns for board review, veterinary technicians as well as practicing veterinarians for a quick reference.
Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.