Includes special dosing, pharmacokinetics, and regulatory considerations when using herbs for horses and farm animals.
Expanded pharmacology and toxicology chapters provide thorough information on the chemical basis of herbal medicine.
Explores the evolutionary relationship between plants and mammals, which is the basis for understanding the unique physiologic effects of herbs.
Includes a body systems review of herbal remedies for common disease conditions in both large and small animals.
Discusses special considerations for the scientific research of herbs, including complex and individualized interventions that may require special design and nontraditional outcome goals.
Understanding how public policy is made and managed is a key component in studying the disciplines of public management and administration. Such are the complexities associated with this topic, a deeper understanding is vital to ensure that practising public managers excel in their roles.
This textbook synthesizes the key theories, providing a contemporary understanding of public policy and how it relates to private and other sectors. It integrates this with the management and implementation of public policy, including outlines of organizations, practices and instruments used.
Pedagogical features include chapter synopses, learning objectives, boxed international cases and vignettes and further reading suggestions. This useful, concise textbook will be required reading for public management students and all those interested in public policy.