Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians by Janet Amundson Romich

By Janet Amundson Romich

Construct a powerful origin for figuring out how medicines can help or in all likelihood damage animals. basics OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2E, follows a body-systems technique making it effortless to correlate uncomplicated anatomy and body structure with the medicine used to regard illnesses of every physique procedure. a robust beginning of drug management, pharmacokinetics, dimension structures, in addition to drug approval and safeguard presents the suggestions essential to comprehend drug activities and secure drug management. A StudyWARETM CD-ROM accompanies the publication which supplies extra perform through quizzes or video games

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Right drug 2. Right dose 3. Right time 4. Right route and technique 5. Right patient 6. Right documentation Delmar/Cengage Learning 11 12 1 2 10 3 9 4 8 7 6 5 X FIGURE 3-1 The six rights of medication administration. Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

Medication should be prepared in an area with good lighting and a minimal number of distractions. Veterinarians and veterinary technicians must know all the components of a drug order and question orders that are not complete, are unclear, or that give a dosage outside the recommended range. The drug order should include the date and time the order was written; drug name; drug dosage; dose, route, frequency, and duration of administration; and signature of prescriber. Sometimes drug orders are given verbally; however, a written order should be documented in the medical record as soon as possible.

B. shelf life. c. effective life. d. special test life. The term used to describe the capacity to cause birth defects is a. reproductivity. b. carcinogenicity. c. teratogenicity. d. theriogenicity. True/False Circle a. for true or b. for false. The FDA is responsible for approval of all chemicals dispensed by veterinarians. a. true b. Satisfactory clinical trial results allow scientists to file a NADA with the FDA. a. true b. Once the FDA approves a drug, it is no longer monitored for safety and effectiveness because it has already undergone extensive testing prior to approval.

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