By Janet Amundson Romich
Construct a robust origin for realizing how medicinal drugs may also help or in all probability damage animals. basics OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2E, follows a body-systems process 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 platforms, in addition to drug approval and security offers the thoughts essential to comprehend drug activities and secure drug management. A StudyWARETM CD-ROM accompanies the booklet which gives extra perform through quizzes or video games
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Remember, drugs are approved by a different government agency than the one that approves biological agents. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approves biological agents (such as vaccines) for use, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves pesticides. C hapter R eview Matching Match the term or phrase with its proper definition. _____ study of a drug’s mechanism of action and its biological and physiological effects a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. _____ agency that ensures that approved veterinary medicines are relatively safe for animals Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning.
Can an explanation of how drugs are manufactured and how their safe use in animals is monitored be given to the owner of the sick dog? • What agencies regulate drugs? • Are all drugs regulated in the same way? The ability to assure clients that the medication they are giving their animals is safe is a fundamental skill needed in the veterinary profession. The CVM at the FDA ensures that approved veterinary drugs will not harm animals, or at least that the harm a drug produces is outweighed by its benefit.
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. a. true b. A drug with a narrow margin of safety means less of the drug is needed to produce the lethal dose in comparison to a drug with a wide margin of safety. a. true b. A client calls your office to ask a question regarding his animal’s medication.
Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians by Janet Amundson Romich