Color Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Color Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming

1st Edition

By Diaz James

CRC Press

560 pages | 350 B/W Illus.

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The Color Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming is the only full-color resource available for the immediate visual association and the rapid identification of envenoming species, resultant lesions, clinical outcomes of envenoming or poisoning, and recommended treatment strategies to limit toxic exposures and injuries. With no-nonsense, bulleted text, tables, figure legends, and diagrams, this atlas provides an immediate reference for use in emergency differential diagnosis.

Table of Contents

BASIC TOXICOLOGY

The Pharmacology of Human Poisoning

The General Management of the Poisoned Patient

Physical and Laboratory Evaluation of the Poisoned Patient

Antidotes

MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY

Poisonings with Over-the-Counter Analgesics, Opoids, and Pharmaceutical Additives

Poisonings with Vitamins, Minerals, Herbal Agents, and Alternative and Complementary Agents

Poisonings with Common Household Products

Reproductive and Perinatal Toxicology

Poisonings with Analgesic Adjuvants, Psychotropics, Sedative-Hypnotics, and Illicit Substances

Poisonings with Cardiovascular Medications

Miscellaneous Poisonings with Commonly Prescribed Drugs: Antibiotics, Hypoglycemics, Cancer Chemotherapeutics

ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY

Food Poisoning

Seafood Poisoning

Mushroom Poisoning

Plant Poisoning

Terrestrial Envenoming

Marine Envenoming

Arthropod Vectors of Human Infectious Diseases

INDUSTRIAL OCCUPATIONAL TOXICOLOGY

Pesticide and Herbicide Poisoning

Volatile Organic Chemical Poisoning

Heavy Metal Poisoning

Poison Gas Exposures

Biochemical Warfare Agent Exposures

Forensic Toxicology: Workplace Substances Abuse Monitoring

EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS

Epidemiological Design and Statistical Analysis of Toxicological Investigations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MED089000
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology