Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology / Edition 1

Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology / Edition 1

by Curtis D. Klaassen, John B. Watkins III, John B. Watkins
     
 

Based on the Gold Standard in the field!

For over 25 years, Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology has set the standard for providing thorough, academic, and authoritative information and remains the leading reference in the literature.

Derived from this classic, CASARETT & DOULL’S ESSENTIALS OF TOXICOLOGY uses a highly readable, extensively illustrated

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Based on the Gold Standard in the field!

For over 25 years, Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology has set the standard for providing thorough, academic, and authoritative information and remains the leading reference in the literature.

Derived from this classic, CASARETT & DOULL’S ESSENTIALS OF TOXICOLOGY uses a highly readable, extensively illustrated approach to provide an in-depth understanding of the principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the body.

You’ll learn about basic principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents ─ from pesticides to radiation.

FEATURES:*Provides the benefits of the leading reference without the bulk

*Ideal for course work or as a concise reference

*Presents concepts in logical progression from general principles to specific topics and examples

*Chapter Outlines overview study points and make review fast and easy by noting specific topics and examples

*Simple, clear illustrations communicate complex concepts and reinforce comprehension

*Summary Tables distill important information

*Key Points sections summarize each chapter

*Review Questions assess your comprehension of content

*End-of-chapter Bibliographies facilitate further study or research Curtis D. Klaassen, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas John B. Watkins III, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, Indiana

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071389143
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/26/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Unit 1General Principles of Toxicology1
1History and Scope of Toxicology3
2Principles of Toxicology6
3Mechanisms of Toxicity21
4Risk Assessment46
Unit 2Disposition of Toxicants57
5Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants59
6Biotransformation of Xenobiotics71
7Toxicokinetics98
Unit 3Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity109
8Chemical Carcinogenesis111
9Genetic Toxicology131
10Developmental Toxicology146
Unit 4Target Organ Toxicity161
11Toxic Responses of the Blood163
12Toxic Responses of the Immune System176
13Toxic Responses of the Liver194
14Toxic Responses of the Kidney208
15Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System220
16Toxic Responses of the Nervous System233
17Toxic Responses of the Ocular and Visual System252
18Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular Systems266
19Toxic Responses of the Skin288
20Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System301
21Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System316
Unit 5Toxic Agents331
22Toxic Effects of Pesticides333
23Toxic Effects of Metals348
24Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors360
25Toxic Effects of Radiation and Radioactive Materials372
26Toxic Effects of Terrestrial Animal Venoms and Poisons384
27Toxic Effects of Plants396
Unit 6Environmental Toxicology405
28Air Pollution407
29Ecotoxicology
Unit 7Applications of Toxicology429
30Food Toxicology431
31Analytic/Forensic Toxicology440
32Clinical Toxicology447
33Occupational Toxicology453
34Regulatory Toxicology462
Self-Assessment Questions and Answers468
Index487

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