Concise, "at the bedside" guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field
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 toxins Includes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxins Systematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxin Provides "Antidotes in Brief"--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications
Authoritative answers--at your fingertips How to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient What techniques effectively eliminate toxins Which imaging modalities yield the best results More