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Author Fenton, John, Ph. D.

Title Toxicology : a case-oriented approach / John Joseph Fenton
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2002
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Contents Ch. 1. History of toxicology -- Ch. 2. Measuring toxicity -- Ch. 3. Therapy -- Ch. 4. The role of the laboratory in diagnosis and treatment of poisoning -- Ch. 5. Introductory toxicokinetics -- Ch. 6. Biotransformation -- Ch. 7. Hepatic toxicity -- Ch. 8. Renal toxicology -- Ch. 9. Cardiac toxicity -- Ch. 10. Neurological toxicity -- Ch. 11. Pulmonary toxicology -- Ch. 12. Drug testing: screening -- Ch. 13. Confirmatory tests in toxicology -- Ch. 14. Metal analysis (assay of toxic metals) -- Ch. 15. Alcohols -- Ch. 16. Toxic gases -- Ch. 17. Insecticides -- Ch. 18. Metals -- Ch. 19. Over-the-counter analgesics -- Ch. 20. Drugs of abuse -- Ch. 21. Sedatives and hypnotics -- Ch. 22. Stimulants -- Ch. 23. Anticholinergic drugs -- Ch. 24. Psychedelic drugs -- Ch. 25. Plants -- Ch. 26. Snake venoms
Summary REAL-LIFE CASES, TUTORIAL QUESTIONS, NARRATIVE HISTORYIntriguing anecdotal pedagogy, like the alleged arsenical poisonings of Napoleon and President Taylor and the probable mercury overdose of Isaac Newton, is one of the things that set Toxicology: A Case-Oriented Approach apart from other toxicology texts. Based on an undergraduate-graduate combined toxicology course at West Chester University, this innovative text captures readers' interest by combining modern case studies, historical cases, and hundreds of illustrations and tables. Each chapter presents several case scenarios that involve t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Toxicology -- Case studies
Toxicology.
Poisons.
Toxicology
Poisons
toxicology.
poison.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Toxicology.
Impact sur la santé.
Toxicité.
Toxicologie.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001035682
ISBN 9781420042061
1420042068
9780849303715
0849303710