Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Eighth Edition / Edition 8

Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Eighth Edition / Edition 8

by Curtis Klaassen, Louis J. Casarett, John Doull
     
 

The most trusted all-in-one overview of the biomedical and environmental aspects of toxicology--NOW more complete, up-to-date, and in full color

A Doody's Core Title for 2015.

The world's leading and most authoritative textbook on poisons has more to offer students,toxicologists, and pharmacologists than ever before. Now in full color, and thoroughly

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The most trusted all-in-one overview of the biomedical and environmental aspects of toxicology--NOW more complete, up-to-date, and in full color

A Doody's Core Title for 2015.

The world's leading and most authoritative textbook on poisons has more to offer students,toxicologists, and pharmacologists than ever before. Now in full color, and thoroughly revised, the eighth edition of Casarett & Doull's TOXICOLOGY: The Basic Science of Poisons not only delivers a comprehensive review of the essential components of toxicology, it offers the most up-to-date,revealing, and in-depth look at the systemic responses of toxic substance available anywhere.

Combined with the latest thinking by the field's foremost scholars plus solid coverage of general principles, modes of action, and chemical-specific toxicity, this landmark text continues to set the standard for toxicology references.

NEW to the Eighth Edition

  • FULL-COLOR design to allow for a clearer interpretationof the basic components of toxicology featured throughout the text
  • EXPANDED tables, illustrations, and other visuals areupdated with state-of-the-art standards that makes thisedition even more current and relevant
  • DVD with image bank features all tables and illustrations from the text in presentation-ready format
  • NEW CHAPTERS include "Toxic Effects of Calories"and "Toxic Effects of Nanoparticles"

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071769235
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/05/2013
Pages:
1454
Sales rank:
348,400
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Unit 1General Principles of Toxicology
1History and Scope of Toxicology
2Principles of Toxicology
3Mechanisms of Toxicity
4Risk Assessment
Unit 2Disposition of Toxicants
5Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion to Toxicants
6Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
7Toxicokinetics
Unit 3Non-Organ-Directed Toxicity
8Chemical Carcinogenesis
9Genetic Toxicology
10Development Toxicology
Unit 4Target Organ Toxicity
11Toxic Responses of the Blood
12Toxic Responses of the Immune System
13Toxic Responses of the Liver
14Toxic Responses of the Kidney
15Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System
16Toxic Responses of the Nervous System
17Toxic Responses of the Ocular and Visual System
18Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular Systems
19Toxic Responses of the Skin
20Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System
21Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System
Unit 5Toxic Agents
22Toxic Effects of Pesticides
23Toxic Effects of Metals
24Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors
25Toxic Effects of Radiation and Radioactive Materials
26Toxic Effects of Terrestrial Animal Venoms and Poisons
27Toxic Effects of Plants
Unit 6Environmental Toxicology
28Air Pollution
29Ecotoxicology
Unit 7Applications of Toxicology
30Food Toxicology
31Analytic/Forensic Toxicology
32Clinical Toxicology
33Occupational Toxicology
34Regulatory Toxicology
AppRecommended Limits for Occupational Exposure to Chemicals
Index

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