Casarett and Doull's Toxicology : Basic Science of Poisons

Casarett and Doull's Toxicology : Basic Science of Poisons

by Curtis D. Klaassen
     
 

The most complete, trusted reference text covering the full span of medical toxicology

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The most complete, trusted reference text covering the full span of medical toxicology

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!

"This reference stands alone as the basic text in the field of toxicology. This authoritative reference is written by many distinguished professionals in the field, and offers clear, concise descriptions of the key concepts in toxicology. It is extensive and complete, covering a broad range of topics in sufficient detail. Both as a reference and as an educational tool, this book exceeds its goal of serving as a reference for toxicologists, other scientists, and students of the discipline. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Long established as the gold standard in the field, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. The new seventh edition features is updated throughout and includes many new contributors and new content on chemical terrorism.

Curtis D. Klaasen, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and Chair, Kansas University School of Medicine; Kansas City, Kansas.

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ISBN-13:
2900071470512
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition

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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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