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Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming

2nd Edition

By James H. Diaz

CRC Press

904 pages

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Description

Clinicians undergoing competency testing, certification, and periodic recertification are frequently faced with computer-based exams designed to evaluate clinical acumen and judgment. Test questions often include an image or radiograph followed by a vignette of the clinical encounter and a series of questions. Designed to better prepare practitione

Table of Contents

General Medical Toxicology. The Pharmacology of Human Poisoning and Envenoming. General Poisoning Management. Diagnostic Work-Up of the Poisoned Patient. Poison Antidotes. Toxicity of Antiseptics and Drug Additives. Poisonings with Over-the-Counter and Opioid Analgesics. Household Product Poisonings. Drug and Illicit Substance Abuse. Anticonvulsants and Sedative-Hypnotics. Reproductive and Perinatal Toxicology and Teratogenesis. Hypoglycemic and Other Endocrine Agent Toxicity. Cardiovascular Drug Toxicity. Antibiotic Toxicity. Anticancer Drug Toxicity. Environmental and Occupational Nephrotoxicology. Neurotoxicology. Environmental Toxicology. Food Poisoning. Seafood Poisoning. Mushroom Poisonings. Herbal Poisonings. Common Poisonous Household and Garden Plants. Bites and Stings: Terrestrial Envenomings. Common Arthropod Vectors of Infectious Diseases. Tick Paralysis. Bites and Stings: Marine Envenomings. Voodoo, Hoodoo, and Cajun Traditions and Poisonings. Industrial and Occupational Toxicology. Volatile Organic Chemicals. Petrochemical Toxicity. Industrial Gas Exposures and Occupational Lung Diseases. Metal and Metalloid Poisonings. Pesticide Poisonings: Insecticides, Rodenticides, and Herbicides. Radiation Toxicology. Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Weapons and Warfare. Workplace Substance Abuse Monitoring. Miscellaneous Toxicants. Epidemiology and Statistics for Toxicology. Epidemiology and Statistics for Toxicology. Index.

About the Author

Dr. James H. Diaz is board certified in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, pain management, general preventive medicine and public health, occupational/environmental medicine, and medical toxicology. Dr. Diaz served as a written and oral board examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology from 1986 to 1996 and currently serves on the core examination committee of the American Board of Preventive Medicine. His current academic and clinical research interests include occupational and environmental toxicology, environmental and tropical infectious diseases and injuries in international travelers, emerging environmentally associated diseases and poisonings, and the impact of climate change on natural disasters, along with their public health outcomes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology