Cannabis Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: A Complete Guide
Description of Cannabis Therapy in Veterinary Medicine
This book provides in-depth information on the applications of cannabis products as a legitimate medicine in treating a variety of diseases and disorders in domestic animals. Pharmacology and toxicology of cannabinoids and their effects on the endocannabinoid system, which is involved in the regulation of diverse physiological and cognitive processes, are discussed in detail. Furthermore, the book reviews development and testing of cannabis based medical products and introduces the nutritional components of cannabis plants.
Cannabis as a therapeutic in veterinary medicine is gaining interest among owners and practitioners. Numerous studies have been completed or are currently underway that analyze the potential of clinical application of cannabinoid and terpenoid molecules. In this book the authors take a comprehensive look at previous studies in animal and human models and discuss translational applications based on these scientific data.
This seminal text serves as a go-to resource for veterinary practitioners on cannabinoid therapy. It will also serve as a foundation for clinicians and researchers interested in this emerging field of veterinary medicine.
About the Author
Stephen Cital is a research focused veterinary technician specialist with multiple certifications in anesthesia and pain management. His regular position is at Stanford University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the Department of Neurobiology.
Katherine Kramer, DVM, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice), CVA, CVTP, Fear Free Certified Professional―A graduate of the University of Georgia. Katherine joined the VCA-Canada Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital in 2011 and became medical director in 2018.
Liz Hughston is the Co-Founder of the Veterinary Cannabinoid Academy and practices as a relief veterinary technician, trainer, and consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since her graduation from Foothill College in 2006, Liz went on to become certified as a VTS in both Small Animal Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care in 2012.
James S. Gaynor completed his undergraduate degree from The Colorado College in 1983 and received his veterinary degree (DVM) from The Ohio State University in 1988. He was in private small animal practice in northeastern Ohio for 1 year prior to returning to The Ohio State University for a 3-year residency in Anesthesiology.
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