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Formulary for Laboratory Animals by C. Terrance Hawk, Steven Leary, Timothy Morris

Formulary for Laboratory Animals is an invaluable reference for treatment of laboratory animals and pocket pets. Drugs are listed alphabetically and categorized in five sections based on pharmacologic activity and animal species.

This at-a-glance pocket reference is valuable for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine, researchers and laboratory technicians who prescribe or administer drugs used on common laboratory animals.

The third edition includes a stronger international component, coverage of several new drugs, hundreds of additional dosages, and a thorough update throughout based on the most current research. The third edition also includes a chapter describing how to estimate drug dosages among species using allometric scaling methodology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813810485
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 6.95(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

C. Terrance Hawk, PhD, DVM, Dipl. ACLAM is assistant director, Department of Laboratory Animal Science with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals.

Steven L. Leary, DVM, Dipl. ACLAM is assistant vice chancellor for veterinary affairs in the Division of Comparative Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine.

Timothy H. Morris, BvetMed, PhD, Dipl. ACLAM is head of veterinary medicine, Department of Laboratory Animal Science, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Research and Development, United Kingdom

Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; Formulary: Dose estimations among species, Analgesics and sedatives, Anaesthetics, Antiinfectives, Parasiticides, Miscellaneous drugs, Appendixes: Bleeding sites, Plasma and blood volume, Endotracheal tube sizes, laryngoscopic design, and blade size for laboratory animals, Needle sizes, sites, and recommended volumes for injection, Body surface area conversions including Meeh coefficients, Safe bleeding volume, Toxic doses of antibiotics in rodents, Adverse effects of antibiotic treatment in rabbits, Heat dissipation levels for various species, Long-term anaethesia protocols, IP or SC fluid replacement recommendations.

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