Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook. Desk. 8th Edition

  • ID: 2936156
  • Book
  • 1296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Plumb s Veterinary Drug Handbook, Eighth Edition offers an update to the most extensive and comprehensive source of drug information relevant to veterinary medicine.  Easy to use and packed with detailed information encompassing monitoring, chemistry, storage, compounding, and dosages, this bestselling book provides reliable information on the use of an exhaustive list of drugs in a wide variety of species, including dogs, cats, exotic animals, and farm animals.  Designed for fast access, the Eighth Edition has been revised to significantly reduce the number of dosage entries for a given indication, providing clearer guidance for selecting the correct dosage.

The Eighth Edition adds 43 new systemic drug monographs, and listed dosages have been extensively revised to address FDA status, current clinical use, and supporting evidence.  New appendices cover multidrug sensitivity in dogs and provide a list of compounds and ingredients found in common household items and over–the–counter drugs that are potentially toxic to animals.

Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook is available as both an 8 ½ x 11–inch desk size, offering enhanced readability and ease of use, and in the convenient 5 by 8–inch pocket size. Plumb s exhaustive one–volume coverage of drugs approved for veterinary species and non–approved (human) drugs that are used in veterinary practices today make this book an essential reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary pharmacologists, pharmacists with veterinary patients, animal research or zoological facilities, and libraries that serve these groups.

Key features

- Fully updated edition of the classic veterinary drug handbook, now with fewer dosages per indication for clearer guidance on selecting a dose
- Features 43 new drugs, as well as updated dosages and information for existing monographs and new appendices covering multidrug sensitivity in dogs and compounds potentially toxic to animals
- Offers an authoritative, complete reference for detailed information about animal medication
- Designed to be used every day in the fast–paced veterinary setting
- Includes dosages for a wide range of species, including dogs, cats, exotic animals, and farm animals
- Provides a must–have reference for veterinarians and veterinary students
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Every veterinary practice could easily make use of this latest edition of Plumb s veterinary drug handbook.   (Australian Veterinary Journal, 26 October 2015)

With the new trend of owners self–medicating their pets, you will certainly find the drug store toxins in the small animals chapter very useful if only to prevent accidents by informing the owners of the risks. Time to trade your blue model for a red one!   (Vet Nurses Today, 1 October 2015)

Like previous editions, the eighth edition of this formulary is an excellent resource for veterinary students, veterinary technicians, general practitioners, specialists, and pharmacists. It is a very helpful tool in the day–to–day practice of veterinary medicine and will be a great asset to anyone providing veterinary care.   (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 June 2015)
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