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Author Wiebe, Valerie J., 1958- author

Title Drug therapy for infectious diseases of the dog and cat / Valerie J Wiebe
Published Ames, Iowa : Wiley Blackwell, 2015
©2015
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Contents ""Title page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""How to use this information""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""SECTION A: Pharmacology Guidelines""; ""Chapter 1: Understanding Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations (MICs)""; ""Chapter 2: Static versus Cidal Antibiotics""; ""Bacteriostatic""; ""Bactericidal""; ""Chapter 3: In Vitro versus In Vivo Efficacy""; ""Chapter 4: Approaching Infectious Disease Cases""; ""Is this an infection?""; ""Where is the infection?""; ""What are the most likely pathogens at this site?""; ""Empirically, what will cover these pathogens?""
""Chapter 10: Basic Math Skills""""Dilutions""; ""Percent solutions""; ""Percent weights""; ""Converting units""; ""Weight conversions""; ""Liquid conversions""; ""Milliequivalents""; ""SECTION B: Empiric Therapy Pending Diagnostic Results""; ""Chapter 11: Arthritis, Osteomyelitis""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 12: Bacteremia and Sepsis""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Resistant organisms""; ""Further reading""
""Chapter 13: Central Nervous System Infections (Meningitis)""""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 14: Endocarditis (Bacterial)""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Obtaining blood cultures""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 15: Intra-Abdominal Infections""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 16: Neonatal Infections""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""
""Empiric drug therapy""""Further reading""; ""Chapter 17: Infections Associated with Neutropenia""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 18: Otitis Externa and Otitis Media""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 19: Pancreatitis""; ""Clinical presentation""; ""Likely pathogens""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Empiric drug therapy""; ""Further reading""; ""Chapter 20: Peritonitis and Abscesses""; ""Clinical presentation""
""What other factors must be considered?""""What patient factors should be considered?""; ""What route of administration should be used?""; ""What dose should be used?""; ""How long should the animal be treated?""; ""When should I perform culture and sensitivity?""; ""Chapter 5: Why Antibiotics Fail""; ""Chapter 6: Adjusting Doses in Renal Failure""; ""Interval adjustment""; ""Dose adjustment""; ""No dose adjustment""; ""Chapter 7: Pregnancy Risk Categories""; ""Categories""; ""Chapter 8: Lactation Guidelines: Penetration of Drugs into Milk""; ""Chapter 9: Safe Writing Skills""
Summary Drug Therapy for Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat provides fast access to all the information needed to effectively and responsibly treat infectious disease in dogs and cats, with easy searching by either drug or organism. ' -Provides fast access to essential information on prescribing antibiotics, antifungals, antiparasitics, and antivirals -Offers alphabetical searching by either drug or organism -Focuses on clinically relevant information -Covers information on each drug using a common format for ease of use -Presents a reliable quick reference to the correct use of antibiotics in veterinary practice Drug Therapy for Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat> provides fast access to all the information needed to effectively and responsibly treat infectious disease in dogs and cats, with easy searching by either drug or organism. ' -Provides fast access to essential information on prescribing antibiotics, antifungals, antiparasitics, and antivirals -Offers alphabetical searching by either drug or organism -Focuses on clinically relevant information -Covers information on each drug using a common format for ease of use -Presents a reliable quick reference to the correct use of antibiotics in veterinary practice '
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Cats -- Infections -- Treatment
Communicable diseases -- Treatment
Dogs -- Infections -- Treatment
Veterinary pharmacology
Cat Diseases -- drug therapy
Communicable Diseases -- veterinary
Dog Diseases -- drug therapy
Communicable diseases -- Treatment.
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- General.
Veterinary pharmacology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015012758
ISBN 1118557344
111855745X (ePub)
1118557476 (Adobe PDF)
9781118557341
9781118557457 (ePub)
9781118557471 (Adobe PDF)
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