Farmacologia e Toxicologia

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing

De: Katrina L. Mealey (Editor)
ISBN: 9781119404545|
2019, Wiley
Capa mole
Páginas: 640

  • Delivers the foundational and practical knowledge required for pharmacists to become an integral part of the veterinary health care team, improving therapeutic outcome while preventing serious adverse drug reactions in veterinary patients

    Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing enables pharmacists and pharmacy students to expand the breadth of their pharmacological knowledge to include common veterinary species. The book offers a practical yet complete resource for dispensing drugs for canine and feline patients, with additional chapters on horses, birds, reptiles, small mammals, and food animals. Edited by a globally recognized expert in veterinary pharmacology, and including chapters written by veterinarians with expertise in pharmacotherapy and pharmacists with expertise in veterinary medicine, this book is designed to help pharmacists enhance the quality of veterinary patient care.

    This book is the first to combine the expertise of both veterinarians and pharmacists to enable pharmacists to apply their knowledge and skills to assure optimal therapeutic outcomes for patients of all species. Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing:

    • Puts the information needed to safely dispense prescription and OTC drugs for veterinary patients at the pharmacists’ fingertips
    • Focuses on crucial details of canine and feline pharmacotherapeutics
    • Helps pharmacists avoid adverse drug reactions including pharmacogenomic and breed-related drug sensitivities
    • Offers an authoritative resource written by leading veterinary pharmacy experts designed to integrate pharmacists into the veterinary healthcare team
    • Includes crucial regulatory information unique to veterinary drug dispensing and compounding

    Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing is an essential reference for all pharmacists and pharmacy students that might find themselves dispensing drugs to veterinary patients, as well as for veterinarians and others involved with dispensing veterinary drugs.

  • List of contributors


    1. Introduction to Veterinary Pharmacy
    Gigi Davidson

    2. Regulation of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals
    Eden Bermingham

    3. Compounding for Animals
    Gigi Davidson

    4. Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
    Katrina L. Mealey and Margo Karriker

    5. Breed Differences and Pharmacogenetics
    Katrina L. Mealey

    6. Human OTC Products: Precautions for Veterinary Patients
    Patricia A. Talcott and Katrina L. Mealey

    7. Pharmacotherapy of Parasitic Disease
    Cory Langston and Andrea S. Varela-Stokes

    8. Pain Management in Veterinary Species
    Stephen W. Mealey

    9. Pharmacotherapeutics of Infectious Disease
    Mark G. Papich

    10. Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics
    Sunshine M. Lahmers

    11. Respiratory Pharmacotherapeutics
    Katrina L. Mealey

    12. Gastrointestinal, Hepatic and Pancreatic Pharmacotherapeutics
    Michael Willard

    13. Pharmacotherapy of Renal and Lower Urinary Tract Disease
    Joe Bartges

    14. Pharmacotherapeutics of Immune-mediated Disease
    Katrina Viviano

    15. Endocrine Pharmacotherapeutics
    Katrina L. Mealey

    16. Behavioral Pharmacotherapeutics
    Karen L. Overall

    17. Pharmacotherapeutics of Neurological Disorders
    Annie Chen-Allen

    18. Dermatologic Pharmacotherapeutics
    Alice M. Jeromin

    19. Ophthalmic Pharmacotherapeutics
    Terri L. Alessio and Katrina L. Mealey

    20. Pharmacotherapeutics of Cancer
    Katrina Viviano

    21. Introduction to Equine Pharmacotherapy
    Jennifer L. Davis

    22. Introduction to Food Animal Pharmacotherapy
    Virginia R. Fajt

    23. Pharmacotherapeutics for Nontraditional Pets

    Section 1. Rabbits, Birds, Rodents.
    Valerie J. Weibe

    Section 2. Ferrets and Reptiles.
    Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe

    24. Special Considerations for Service, Working, and Performance Animals
    Katrina L. Mealey

    25. Counseling for Owners of Veterinary Patients
    Katrina L. Mealey


    Appendix A. Veterinary teaching hospital pharmacy contact information
    Katrina L. Mealey

    Appendix B. Directional anatomic terminology differences between bipeds and quadrupeds
    Katrina L. Mealey

    Appendix C. Vital signs and potential monitoring parameters for dogs, cats, horses and ferrets
    Katrina L. Mealey

    Appendix D. Auxilliary labels guide
    Gigi Davidson

    Appendix E. FDA adverse event reporting form
    Gigi Davidson

    Appendix F. Veterinary pharmacogenetics testing laboratories with counseling expertise
    Katrina L. Mealey

    Appendix G. Therapeutic drug monitoring laboratories
    Katrina L. Mealey

    Appendix H. Body surface area conversion table for dogs and cats
    Stephen W. Mealey

    Appendix I. Zoonotic diseases of dogs, cats and horses

  • Katrina L. Mealey, BS (Pharm), DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP, and NAI Fellow, is a Professor and Endowed Chair at Washington State University and is the Founding Director of the Program in Individualized Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine in Pullman, WA, USA.