Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies

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Lewis R. Goldfrank, Neal Flomenbaum
McGraw Hill Professional, 2006 - Medical - 1981 pages
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The #1 reference in the field for the last quarter of a century, Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Eighth Edition, has been completely updated to equip emergency physicians with today's most authoritative guide to clinical toxicology. The book presents unsurpassed coverage of all aspects of toxicologic emergencies_from pharmacology and clinical presentation...to treatment guidelines and case studies. Using a unique case-study approach, Goldfrank's fully examines general principles and techniques...the biochemical and molecular basis of toxicology...and how toxins affect vital signs, organs, and systems throughout the body. The Eighth Edition now features: A case-based approach that maximizes understanding of clinical applications of the material. Antidotes in depth, offering easy-to-find, detailed guidance on the use of antidotes. Quick-reference tables on inside covers, providing immediate access to "must-have" vital-sign statistics, lab values, and common equations. New to the Eighth Edition: expanded coverage of bioterrorism, inhalant abuse, and international considerations A companion website with more than 1200 self-assessment questions and annotated answers critical cases in medical toxicology reviewed in detail, 100 color photos of plants, mushrooms, spiders, snakes, marine life, and dermatologic reactions of toxicologic importance

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Contents

A1 Antiquated Antidotes
18
PART
35
Principles of Managing the Poisoned or Overdosed Patient
42
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Neal E. Flomenbaum, MD, FACP, FACEP Emergency Physician-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University; Consultant, New York City Poison Center, New York, New York.

Lewis R. Goldfrank, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAACT, FACMT, FACP Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine; Director, Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center; Medical Director, New York City Poison Center, New York, New York.

Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FAACT, FACMT Director, New York City Poison Center; Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medicine (Clinical Pharmacology), New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.

Mary Ann Howland, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, St. Johnís University College of Pharmacy; Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center; Senior Consultant in Residence, New York City Poison Center, New York, New York.

Neal A. Lewin, MD, FACP, FACEP, FACMT Director, Didactic Education, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center; Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine (Clinical Pharmacology), New York University School of Medicine; Consultant, New York City Poison Center, New York, New York.

Lewis S. Nelson, MD, FACEP, FACMT Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program; Associate Director, New York City Poison Center; Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.

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