Concise, "at the bedside" guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field
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"This manual is for ready use at a patient's bedside or for an overview of medical toxicology for housestaff, medical/pharmacy/nursing students, and other individuals who do not need the in-depth treatment or references/citations offered by the main text. This is more than a bedside aid -- it contains a wealth of information on the current practice of clinical toxicology. Wonderful!" -- Doody's Review Service
This practical and portable bedside manual is condensed for instant application from the masterwork regarded for a quarter of a century as the "gold standard" reference in the field of emergency toxicology: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies.
You will find trusted information on the scientific principles that explain how toxins affect vital signs, neurotransmitters, metabolic processes, and organs and systems throughout the body.
Covers the full range of toxinsIncludes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxinsSystematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxinProvides "Antidotes in Brief"--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications
Authoritative answers--at your fingertipsHow to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient What techniques effectively eliminate toxins Which imaging modalities yield the best resultsMore