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Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, Second Edition

by Curtis Klaassen, John B. Watkins III

McGraw-Hill Education | July 12, 2010 | Trade Paperback |

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The most concise and authoritative introduction to the principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the human body - now in full color

A Doody''s Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology is an easy-to-absorb distillation of the field's gold-standard text Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. Presented in full color for the first time, the book combines an accessible and engaging approach with coverage of essential introductory concepts to provide you with a solid grounding in basic and medical toxicology. Succinct, yet comprehensive, the text covers essential principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents - from pesticides to radiation.

Features:

  • A complete basic overview of poisons and their clinical management
  • Reflects the expertise of more than fifty renowned contributors
  • A summary of important points is included at the beginning of each chapter and multiple-choice review questions appear at the conclusion
  • Important chapters on forefront topics such as Analytic/Forensic Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology, Occupational Toxicology, Air Pollution, and Ecotoxicology

Condensed Table of Contents: General Principles of Toxicology, Disposition of Toxicants, Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity, Target Organ Toxicity, Toxic Agents, Environmental Toxicology, Applications of Toxicology.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 472 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: July 12, 2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0071622403

ISBN - 13: 9780071622400

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Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, Second Edition

Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, Second Edition

by Curtis Klaassen, John B. Watkins III

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 472 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: July 12, 2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0071622403

ISBN - 13: 9780071622400

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY ; Chapter 1. History and Scope of Toxicology Michael A. Gallo ); Chapter 2. Principles of Toxicology ( David L. Eaton and Steven G. Gilbert ); Chapter 3. Mechanisms of Toxicity ( Zoltán Gregus ); Chapter 4. Risk Assessment ( Elaine M. Faustman and Gilbert S. Omenn ); UNIT 2: DISPOSITION OF TOXICANTS ; Chapter 5. Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants ( Lois D. Lehman-McKeeman ); Chapter 6. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics ( Andrew Parkinson and Brian W. Ogilvie ); Chapter 7. Toxicokinetics ( Danny D. Shen ); UNIT 3: Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity ; Chapter 8. Chemical Carcinogenesis ( James E. Klaunig and Lisa M. Kamendulis ); Chapter 9. Genetic Toxicology ( R. Julian Preston and George R. Hoffmann ); Chapter 10. Developmental Toxicology ( John M. Rogers and Robert J. Kavlock )l; UNIT 4: TARGET ORGAN TOXICITY ; Chapter 11. Toxic Responses of the Blood ( John C. Bloom and John T. Brandt ); Chapter 12. Toxic Responses of the Immune System ( Norbert E. Kaminski, Barbara L. Faubert Kaplan, and Michael P. Holsapple ); Chapter 13. Toxic Responses of the Liver ( Hartmut Jaeschke ); Chapter 14. Toxic Responses of the Kidney ( Rick G. Schnellmann ); Chapter 15. Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System ( Hanspeter R. Witschi, Kent E. Pinkerton, Laura S. Van Winkle, and Jerold A. Last ); Chapter 16. Toxic Responses of the Nervous System ( Virginia C. Moser, Michael Aschner, Rudy J. Richardson, and Martin A. Philbert ); Chapter 17.
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The most concise and authoritative introduction to the principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the human body - now in full color

A Doody''s Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology is an easy-to-absorb distillation of the field's gold-standard text Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. Presented in full color for the first time, the book combines an accessible and engaging approach with coverage of essential introductory concepts to provide you with a solid grounding in basic and medical toxicology. Succinct, yet comprehensive, the text covers essential principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents - from pesticides to radiation.

Features:

  • A complete basic overview of poisons and their clinical management
  • Reflects the expertise of more than fifty renowned contributors
  • A summary of important points is included at the beginning of each chapter and multiple-choice review questions appear at the conclusion
  • Important chapters on forefront topics such as Analytic/Forensic Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology, Occupational Toxicology, Air Pollution, and Ecotoxicology

Condensed Table of Contents: General Principles of Toxicology, Disposition of Toxicants, Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity, Target Organ Toxicity, Toxic Agents, Environmental Toxicology, Applications of Toxicology.

About the Author

Curtis D. Klaassen, PhD
University Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

John B. Watkins, III, PhD
Assistant Dean and Director
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Medical Sciences Program
Indiana University School of Medicine
Bloomington, IN

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