Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 2nd Edition
By Mark G. Papich, DVM,
Approx. 784 pages
Trim size 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 in
Concise and easy to use, this handbook provides rapid access to the drug information needed in everyday veterinary practice. The 2nd edition includes completely revised and updated information, as well as coverage of 130 new drugs. It offers specific drug data for small and large animals and is alphabetically organized by generic drug name with three additional quick-reference indexes: alphabetical by drug class, alphabetical by trade, and alphabetical by brand name. A companion CD-ROM provides customizable, easy-to-understand client handout instructions and information for 125 of the most commonly prescribed medications.
All monographs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by classification, trade, and generic name for quick reference.
Each drug monograph is written in a comprehensive yet concise format for instant access to key information.
Includes over 450 drug monographs and 21 new appendices.
New to this Edition
Complete coverage of 130 new drugs.
Comprehensive drug updates that incorporate the latest indications, dosage information, instructions for use and storage, precautions, patient monitoring, available formulations, and regulatory information.
A new user-friendly design for at-a-glance access to key information.
All precautionary information — contraindications, side effects, possible adverse reactions, and drug interactions — highlighted in special colored boxes for instant recognition.
21 new appendices, including:
Drug Functional Classification Tables
Drug Cross-Reference Tables
Syringe Compatibilities Chart
IV Solution Compatibilities Chart
Dosage Calculation Instructions
Recommended Antibiotic Choices for Specific Organ System Infections
How to Report An Adverse Drug Reaction
Drugs Prohibited from Use in Food Animals
A FREE companion CD-ROM that provides easy-to-understand, customizable client information handouts for 125 of the most commonly prescribed small animal drugs.
Table of Contents
Drug Classification Tables
Cross Reference Table
Alphabetical Drug List