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Calculations for Veterinary Profession (00 Edition)

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Veterinary professionals perform countless calculations on a daily basis. Calculations for the Veterinary Professional combines the perspectives of a pharmacist, the author, Vicki McConnell, and a clinician, the editor, Branston Ritchie, to guide the reader through step-by-step computations followed by practice problems at the end of each section. Veterinary practitioners, students, and technicians will find this a valuable reference. The following topics are covered in this manual: fractions and decimals, scientific notation, temperature and units of volume, equations, ratios and proportions, physical chemistry,  dilution and drug dosing by body surface area, IV drips, oral suspensions, eye drop calibrations, nutritional support and metabolic scaling, and toxicology and blood levels.

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Combines perspectives of a pharmacist and a clinician to guide readers through computations related to veterinary practice. Coverage encompasses therapeutic agents and nutritional supplements, as well as pesticides and chemicals for disinfection. Cases and problems offer practice in fractions and decimals, scientific notation, drug dosing by body surface area, nutritional support, and toxicology. Includes many reference appendices. McConnell works in the private sector as a consultant and service provider.
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Synopsis:

Veterinary professionals perform countless calculations on a daily basis, Calculations for the Vereinary Professional combines the perspectives of a pharmacist, the author, Vicki McConnell, and a clinician, the editor, Branston Ritchie, to guide the reader through step-by-step computations followed by practice problems at the end of each section. Veterinary practitioners, students and technicians will find this a valuable reference. The following topics are covered in this manual. * Fractions and decimals * Scientific notation * Temperature and units of volume * Equations, ratio and proportion, and physical chemistry Dilution and drug dosing by body surface area IV drips, oral suspensions, and eye drop calibrations Nutritional support and metabolic scaling Toxicology and blood levels

About the Author

Vicki C. McConnell received her BS in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia. She also received her PharmD from the University of Georgia in conjunction with the Medical College of Georgia. She was on staff at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, for nine years. She is currently working for Florida Home Infusion Products, LLP as a consultant and service provider.

Branson W. Ritchie, DVM, PhD, is a distinguished research professor, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of veterinary medicine, University of Georgia

Table of Contents

Math basics — Compounding — Nutritional support — Toxicology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813808796
Editor:
Ritchie, Branson W.
Author:
Ritchie, Branson W.
Editor:
McConnell, Vicki C.
Author:
McConnell, Vicki C.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
Ames
Subject:
Veterinary Medicine - General
Subject:
Veterinary medicine
Subject:
Veterinary drugs
Subject:
Dosage
Subject:
Veterinary drugs -- Dosage.
Subject:
Agriculture-Veterinary Medicine
Subject:
General & Introductory Veterinary Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.54x5.45x.71 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Veterinary professionals perform countless calculations on a daily basis, Calculations for the Vereinary Professional combines the perspectives of a pharmacist, the author, Vicki McConnell, and a clinician, the editor, Branston Ritchie, to guide the reader through step-by-step computations followed by practice problems at the end of each section. Veterinary practitioners, students and technicians will find this a valuable reference. The following topics are covered in this manual. * Fractions and decimals * Scientific notation * Temperature and units of volume * Equations, ratio and proportion, and physical chemistry Dilution and drug dosing by body surface area IV drips, oral suspensions, and eye drop calibrations Nutritional support and metabolic scaling Toxicology and blood levels
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