Clinical Toxinology In Australia, Europe, And Americas by P. GopalakrishnakoneClinical Toxinology In Australia, Europe, And Americas by P. Gopalakrishnakone

Clinical Toxinology In Australia, Europe, And Americas

byP. Gopalakrishnakone

Hardcover | June 4, 2018

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This handbook addresses various topics on clinical toxinology such as the epidemiology and management of snake and insect bites in Australia and different countries in Europe and the Americas. Chapters will be written by experts currently working in the subspecialty, many of whom have ?rst-hand experience in the relevant research ?elds. In virtually all the topics, appropriate illustrations are provided to simplify comprehension including tables, ?gures and pictures.

Clinical toxinologic conditions are becoming increasingly frequent, more so than is generally recognized. The conditions comprise of clinical aspects such as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of snakebite envenoming, scorpion sting, mushroom toxins, plant toxins, and other natural toxins. Clinical toxinology also deals with the ecology, epidemiology, regional differences, and varieties of fauna accounting for different envenoming manifestations.

This reference work, part of the Toxinology handbook series, is designed to keep readers abreast with new knowledge and experience in toxinology regionally and globally. Toxinologists, researchers, scientists, and experts in this ?eld from various working areas considered it necessary to collect all the aspects of clinical toxinology in a single, handy handbook. This can be used by medical students, postgraduate students, general practitioners, specialists in internal medicine, critical care physicians, emergency physicians, and anesthetists worldwide.

Prof. P. Gopalakrishnakone, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., F.A.M.S., D.Sc., is presently professor of anatomy and chairman of the Venom and Toxin Research Programme at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is also a consultant to the Defence Science Organization in Singapore and adjunct senior research scientist at th...
Title:Clinical Toxinology In Australia, Europe, And AmericasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:605 pagesPublished:June 4, 2018Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401774366

ISBN - 13:9789401774369

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Table of Contents

Animal Venoms and Nephrotoxic Effects.- Australian Chirodropid Cubozoan Jellyfish Envenomation.- Australian Snakebite and Treatment.- Clinical Management of Envenomation by Australian Carybdeid Cubozoan, Hydrozoan, and Scyphozoan Jellyfish.- Envenomation by Australian Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees, and Wasps.- Envenomation by Caterpillars.- Envenomation by Wandering Spiders (Genus Phoneutria)