Offers an overview of the biomedical and environmental aspects of toxicology. Combined with the thinking by the field's foremost scholars, ths title offers coverage of general principles, modes of action, and chemical-specific toxicity.
Delivers essential, patient centered coverage of every aspect of poison management. This book begins with an examination of medical toxicology principles and techniques. It then reviews the biochemical, molecular, and pathophysiologic basis of toxicology, followed by a focus on toxicologic principles related to special patient populations.
Delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. This title covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures.
Cover: By the faculty, staff and associates of the California Poison Control System.