Toxicology Handbook

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 10, 2015 - Medical - 560 pages

Toxicology Handbook is a practical evidence-based guide on the care of the poisoned patient.

This concise text is informed by the latest clinical research and takes a rigorous and structured risk assessment-based approach to decision making in the context of clinical toxicology.

It assists the clinician to quickly find information on poisons, toxins, antidotes, envenomings and antivenoms and determine the appropriate treatment for the acutely poisoned patient.

Guides clinicians through drug administration and treatmentIncludes 'handy tips' and 'pitfalls' Incorporates drug dosages and administration are based on current pharmacological regulations Content on drug dosage and administration based on the most up-to-date pharmacological regulationsGeographical locations of envenomings from snakes, spiders and jellyfish are portrayed on illustrated maps New subchapters include Newer oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and Paracetamol: Modified release formulations
 

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Editors
Contributors
Reviewers
1 Approach to the Poisoned Patient
2 Specific Considerations
3 Specific Toxins
4 Antidotes
5 Envenomings
6 Antivenoms
Appendices
Index
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