Veterinary Pharmacology A Practical Guide for the Veterinary Nurse

by Amanda Helen Rock

Veterinary Pharmacology A Practical Guide for the Veterinary Nurse Synopsis

Veterinary Pharmacology focuses on the practical application of knowledge and encourages a problem-solving approach by introducing a discussion of the potential uses of drugs and exploring a variety of therapies. The text builds upon a general background of anatomy and physiology, chemical sciences and microbiology enabling the reader to understand and engage with the topic more fully. Photographs and detailed line drawings illustrate the more complex areas of pharmacology and aid comprehension of the general action mechanisms of the various drugs discussed. Complicated concepts are presented in a user-friendly way to maximise understanding. This is the first pharmacology book designed and written specifically for veterinary nurses. The content throughout is multi-layered making the book relevant to not only all students but also the practising nurse. Specialist terminology is explained in the comprehensive glossary and each chapter contains self-assessment questions to reinforce learning. A multiple choice question and answer section is included at the end of the book and provides an excellent tool for revision. The first book on pharmacology that meets the needs of every veterinary nurse - from student to qualified Each chapter is headed with a list of learning outcomes for easy useInclusion of self-test questions to aid revisionA useful reference tool in clinical situationsOffers practical advice on pharmacy managementRecent research into drug therapy is included and future pharmacological therapies and recommended treatment protocols are discussed

Book Information

ISBN: 9780750688628
Publication date: 5th April 2007
Author: Amanda Helen Rock
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd an imprint of Elsevier Health Sciences
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Veterinary nursing,

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