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BSAVA Small Animal Formulary: Part B: Exotic Pets, 9th Edition

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary: Part B: Exotic Pets, 9th Edition

Anna Meredith

ISBN: 978-1-905-31982-4

Sep 2015

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$69.95

Description

Following the tried and trusted format of previous editions of the popular BSAVA Small Animal Formulary, Part B of the 9th edition covers small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians. There are few licensed products for treatment of non-traditional companion animal species and this formulary draws on a wide range of published sources and expert opinion of common drug usages to provide a single referenced source of drug dosages for use in exotic pet species.
• Explains the important differences in physiology and metabolism between the species groups that may make them respond to and process drugs very differently, the understanding of which is essential to avoid potential toxicity or lack of efficacy.
• Appendices detail sedation and chemotherapy protocols for the non-traditional companion animal species
• This formulary has been compiled by some of the leading species experts - another BSAVA product created by the profession for the profession

Contents

Editorial Panel

Preface to the ninth edition

Foreword

Introduction

Notes on the monographs

Distribution categories

The prescribing cascade

Drug storage and dispensing

Health and safety in dispensing

Drug listings and monographs

(listed A–Z by generic name)

Appendix I: general information

Abbreviations

Writing a prescription

Topical polypharmaceuticals

Guidelines for responsible antibacterial use

Dosing small and exotic animals

Composition of intravenous fluids

Safety and handling of chemotherapeutic agents

Percentage solutions

Drugs usage in renal and hepatic insufficiency

Suspected Adverse Reaction Surveillance Scheme

Further reading and useful websites

Appendix II: protocols

Chemotherapy protocols

Sedation/immobilization protocols

Index sorted by therapeutic class

Index (alphabetical by generic and trade names)