Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology

Hardcover | July 25, 2014

EditorNick Bateman, Robert Jefferson, Simon Thomas

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Overdose and poisoning are one of the most frequent acute medical presentations seen in emergency departments, and high dependency and intensive care facilities. The Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology provides an authoritative guide for the management of patients with poisoning. Each chapterincludes key clinical features and potential treatment options to help physicians to assess the potential severity of the poisoned patient and provide the optimum clinical care. A reader-friendly layout ensures that information is easy to find and assimilate, and topics are self-contained to aid quick diagnosis. Presented in an easy-to-use double-page spread format, highly bulleted and concise, the Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology is ideal for quick referral when an acuteproblem arises. Contributions from the leading figures in toxicology make this book indispensable for all those involved with the management of poisoned patients, especially trainees and consultants working in emergency medicine, acute medicine, and critical care.

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Overdose and poisoning are one of the most frequent acute medical presentations seen in emergency departments, and high dependency and intensive care facilities. The Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology provides an authoritative guide for the management of patients with poisoning. Each chapterincludes key clinical features and potential t...

Nick Bateman is Professor in Clinical Toxicology, Consultant Physician and Director of the National Poisons Information Service (Edinburgh), UK. Robert Jefferson is Consultant in Environmental Medicine and Deputy Director at The Medical Toxicology Centre, Newcastle University, UK. Simon Thomas is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:July 25, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Scientific principles in clinical toxicology2. General management of the poisoned patient3. Common complications of poisoning4. Drugs acting on the central nervous system5. Analgesics6. Cardiovascular acting agents7. Other common pharmaceutical toxins8. Drugs of abuse9. Common chemical poisonings10. Poisoning due to heavy metals and their salts11. Household products12. Pesticides, herbicides, and rodenticides13. Poisoning due to plants and animals14. Chemical warfare agents15. Principles of radiation toxicology16. Occupational and industrial aspects of toxicology assessment