1st Edition

Brainstorming Questions in Toxicology

By P. Gupta Copyright 2020
    328 Pages
    by CRC Press

    328 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Brainstorming Questions in Toxicology is designed to serve as a comprehensive, quick reference supplement for various examinations that include sections on toxicology. It reflects the breadth and multidisciplinary nature of toxicology with an objective approach to the subject. With 3500 short questions and answers, multiple choice questions, true/false or correct/incorrect statements, fill in the blanks, and matching the statements, this book is a helpful tool for students, teachers and toxicologists preparing for licensure and certification exams. It is also a resource or refresher for toxicologists working in pharmacy, medical, clinical and forensic toxicology, veterinary, and other related fields such as environment and eco-toxicology.

    Key Features:

    • Serves as a refresher for academicians and professionals in the field of toxicology
    • Provides an essential guide for the student who needs a study aid for toxicology and the teacher of toxicology who needs inspiration when composing questions for their students
    • Supplements in-house training courses in toxicology that exist in some pharmaceutical and chemical industries

    Unit 1: General Toxicology

    Chapter 01: Principles of Toxicology

    Chapter 02 Disposition and Toxicokinetics

    Chapter 03 Mechanistic Toxicology


    Unit 2

    Chapter 04: Target Organ Toxicity


    Unit 3

    Chapter 05: Non-Target-Directed Toxicity


    Unit 4: Toxic Agents

    Chapter 06: Toxic Effects Of Pesticides and Agrochemicals

    Chapter 07: Toxic Effects of Metals and Micronutrients

    Chapter 08: Toxic Effects of Non-metals and Micronutrients

    Chapter 09: Toxicologic Hazards of Solvents, Gases, Vapors and other Chemicals

    Chapter 10: Hazards of Radiation and Radioactive Materials

    Chapter 11: Toxicities from Human Drugs


    Unit 5

    Chapter 12: Toxic Effects of Plants


    Unit 6: Poisonous Organisms, Food and Feed Toxicity

    Chapter 13: Biotoxins and Venomous Organisms

    Chapter 14: Food Hazards and Feed Contaminant Toxicity

    Chapter 15: Mycotoxicoses


    Unit 7

    Chapter 16: Pollution and Ecotoxicology


    Unit 8 Applications in Toxicology

    Chapter 17: Forensic and Clinical Toxicology


    Unit 9: Special Topics

    chapter 18 Adverse Effects of Calories

    Chapter 19 Toxic Effects of Nanoparticles

    Chapter 20 Occupational Toxicology

    Chapter 21: Veterinary Drug Residue Hazards

    Further Reading


    PK Gupta is an internationally known toxicologist with more than 54 years of experience in teaching, research and research management in the field of toxicology. He has to his credit several books, book chapters (John Wiley, Elsevier, Academic Press, Merck & Co. Mariel Limited, Springer Nature, etc.) as well as scientific research publications (715) published in National and International peer reviewed Journals of repute. He has been the Book Review Editor, Marcel Dekker, USA; expert member consultant and advisor to WHO, Geneva; consultant to United Nations FAO, Rome; IAEA, Vienna. He is also the founder and Past President, Society of Toxicology of India; founder director and member nominating committee of International Union of Toxicology, founder Editor-in-Chief of peer reviewed PUBMED-indexed scientific journal Toxicology International. In addition Dr. Gupta has also been biographer in several WHO's WHO from all over the world including Marquis WHOs WHO (USA), IBC (UK) and other leading publications of the World. His name appears in UP Book of Records and Limca Book of Records for his unique scientific contribution to the field toxicology. At present Dr. Gupta is Director of Toxicology Consulting Group and President of the Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare.