Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies / Edition 6

Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies / Edition 6

by Lewis R. Goldfrank, Neal E. Flomenbaum, Richard S. Weisman, Neal E. Flomenbaum
     
 

The #1 reference in clinical toxicology -- Now includes case studies and 1000+ questions!

A MUST HAVE in the Emergency Room, Urgent Care Center, Hospital Library, Medical Library.

  • Written for use by the emergency physician
  • Unique, case-based approach discusses clinical management of the poisoned patient
  • 5 NEW Chapters: Chemical

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Overview

The #1 reference in clinical toxicology -- Now includes case studies and 1000+ questions!

A MUST HAVE in the Emergency Room, Urgent Care Center, Hospital Library, Medical Library.

  • Written for use by the emergency physician
  • Unique, case-based approach discusses clinical management of the poisoned patient
  • 5 NEW Chapters: Chemical Principles; Chemical and Biological Weapons; Sports Toxicology; Adverse Drug Events; Post-Mortem Toxicology
  • Quick access to pertinent info through original Antidote Table of Contents and original tables
  • NEW--Case studies and over 1000 study questions now integrated into the text (previously published separately)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838531488
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/16/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1917
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.33(h) x 2.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Historical Principles and Perspectives1
2Toxicologic Plagues and Disasters in History23
3Principles of Managing the Poisoned or Overdosed Patient: An Overview37
4Principles and Techniques to Identify the Nontoxic Exposure40
5Techniques Used to Prevent Gastrointestinal Absorption of Toxic Compounds44
6Principles and Techniques Applied to Enhance Elimination of Toxic Compounds58
7Laboratory Principles and Techniques for Evaluation of the Poisoned or Overdosed Patient69
8Diagnostic Imaging in Toxicology94
9Electrocardiographic Principles119
10Neurotransmitters133
11Pharmacokinetic and Toxicokinetic Principles166
12Chemical Principles186
13Biochemical Principles202
14Hepatic Principles216
15Immunologic Principles231
16Mutagens, Carcinogens and Teratogens244
17Vital Signs and Toxic Syndromes255
18Thermoregulatory Principles261
19Neurologic Principles282
20Respiratory Principles303
21Cardiovascular Principles315
22Gastrointestinal Principles335
23Renal Principles346
24Fluid, Electrolyte & Acid-Base Principles364
25Hematologic Principles381
26Endocrine Principles398
27Ophthalmic Principles411
28Otolaryngologic Principles420
29Dermatologic Principles432
30Genitourinary Principles441
31Managing the Symptomatic Patinet With a Possible Toxic Exposure457
32Acetaminophen480
33Salicylates507
34Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents528
35Antihistamines and Decongestants535
36Iron548
37Vitamins563
38Dieting Agents and Regimens571
39Methylxanthines578
40Antidiabetic and Hypoglycemic Agents593
41Anticonvulsants614
42Anticoagulants631
43Antituberculous Agents655
44Antimalarial Agents671
45Antimigraine Agents681
46Antibiotics689
47Antineoplastic Agents705
48Cardiac Glycosides724
49[beta]-Adrenergic Antagonists741
50Calcium Channel Blockers762
51Miscellaneous Antihypertensives775
52Antidysrhythmic Agents787
53Inhalational Anesthetics799
54Neuromuscular Blocking Agents806
55Local Anesthetics824
56Pharmaceutical Additives835
57Cyclic Antidepressants847
58Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Atypical Antidepressants865
59Antipsychotics875
60Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors885
61Lithium894
62Opioids901
63Sedative-Hypnotic Agents929
64Ethanol952
65Disulfiram and Disulfiramlike Reactions971
66Toxic Alcohols980
67Cocaine1004
68Amphetamines1020
69Phencyclidine and Ketamine1034
70Lysergic Acid Diethylamide and Other Hallucinogens1046
71Marijuana1054
72Substance Withdrawal1059
73Nicotine and Tobacco Preparations1075
74Food Poisoning1085
75Botulism1100
76Mushrooms1115
77Herbal Preparations1129
78Plants1150
79Arsenic1183
80Lead1200
81Mercury1239
82Metals1249
82ABismuth1250
82BCadmium1254
82CCopper1262
83Thallium1272
84Antiseptics, Disinfectants, and Sterilants1281
85Camphor and Moth Repellents1295
86Hydrocarbons1303
87Caustics and Batteries1323
88Insecticides: Organic Phosphorus Compounds and Carbamates1346
89Insecticides: Organochlorines, Pyrethrins, DEET1366
90Rodenticides1379
91Herbicides1393
92Industrial Poisoning: Information and Control1411
93Hazmat Incident Response with Pre- and Interhospital Care of the Poisoned Patient1421
94Methemoglobinemia1438
95Simple Asphyxiants and Pulmonary Irritants1453
96Smoke Inhalation1469
97Carbon Monoxide1478
98Cyanide and Hydrogen Sulfide1498
99Radiation1515
100Chemical and Biologic Weapons1527
101Snakes and Other Reptiles1552
102Arthropods1573
103Marine Envenomations1592
104Use of the Intensive Care Unit for Poisoned Patients1598
105Reproductive and Perinatal Principles1606
106Pediatric Principles1629
107Geriatric Principles1640
108The HIV-Positive Patient - AIDS Pharmacology and Toxicology1647
109Substance Users1666
110Healthcare Workers1677
111Farm Toxicology1690
112Sports Toxicology1699
113Psychosocial Principles in Assessment and Intervention1713
114Psychiatric Principles1720
115Nursing Principles1731
116Poison Information Centers and Poison Epidemiology1747
117Adverse Drug Events1753
118Risk Management and Legal Principles1768
119Postmortem Toxicology1781
120Principles of Epidemiology and Research Design1789
Study Guide
Case Studies from the Toxicology Consultation Service1799
Answers to Case Study Questions1809
Study Questions for Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Seventh Edition1847
Answers1969
Index2081

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