Canine and Feline Dermatology Drug Handbook by Sandra N. Koch

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This comprehensive handbook summarizes dermatological drugs for feline and canine patients. It covers oral, topical and injectable medications suitable for cats and dogs. Vital information given for each drug includes: indications, contraindications, mechanism of action, dosage, formulations, side-effects, drug interactions and monitoring. Both American and European trade names are provided alongside generic names for ease of reference.

The book is divided into 4 sections. The first covers systemic dermatological agents. The second section presents topical dermatological agents. The third section covers allergen-specific immunotherapy. The fourth section lists dermatological conditions and the drugs commonly used to treat each disease, and directs the reader to the information on those drugs.

Canine and Feline Dermatology Drug Handbook is an essential reference for quick daily use in a clinical setting. Ideal for veterinarians in first opinion practice as well as those specializing in dermatology.

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Lists drugs alphabetically for treatment of dermatological diseases in dogs and cats Covers oral, topical and injectable drugs Includes both American and European trade names Written by dermatology and pharmacology specialists Presented in an easy-to-use reference format
 

About Sandra N. Koch

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Sandra N. Koch is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary DermatologySheila M. F. Torres is an Associate Professor in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology.Donald C. Plumb was formerly Director of Pharmacy Services and Hospital Director at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Medical Center. He is the author of Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook, now in its seventh edition.
 
Published January 31, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 446 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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