Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition

Paperback | September 23, 2011

byKent Olson

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“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.”
--Academic Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition

“…a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.”
-- Annals of Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition

An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.

Divided into four sections, easily identified by dictionary-style tabs:
Section I covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures
Section II provides detailed information on 150 common drugs and poisons
Section III describes the use of antidotes and therapeutic drugs to treat poisoning
Section IV describes the medical management of chemical and occupational exposures, with a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition is enhanced by numerous tables, charts, and a comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names, making it an essential resource for anyone responding to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.

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“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.”--Academic Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition“…a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.”-- Annals of Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier editionAn instant-answer g...

Edited by Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy University of California, San Francisco Medical Director, California Poison Control System San Francisco Division Associate Editors Ilene B. Anderson, PharmD Clinical Professor of Pharmacy University of California, Sa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:September 23, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Authors
Preface
Section I. Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment
Section II. Specific Poisons and Drugs: Diagnosis and Treatment
Section III. Therapeutic Drugs and Antidotes
Section IV. Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
Index