Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants / Edition 2

Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants / Edition 2

by Lewis S. Nelson, Richard D. Shih, Michael J. Balick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387312684

ISBN-13: 9780387312682

Pub. Date: 07/17/2007

Publisher: Springer US

The second edition of this book is created to assist the clinician in the initial response to the needs of a child or adult exposed to a poisonous or injurious plant. It lists common plants that might lead to the development of the symptom complex and describes the mechanisms of action of the implicated toxin, additional clinical manifestations, and specific

Overview

The second edition of this book is created to assist the clinician in the initial response to the needs of a child or adult exposed to a poisonous or injurious plant. It lists common plants that might lead to the development of the symptom complex and describes the mechanisms of action of the implicated toxin, additional clinical manifestations, and specific therapeutics for each presentation. It has methodically enhanced the previous edition’s botanical rigor with insights from both pharmacognosy and clinical medicine to make it a truly comprehensive source for anyone who has an interest in plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387312682
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/17/2007
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2006. Corr. 2nd printing 2007
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
1,210,650
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Botanical Nomenclature and Glossary of Botanical Terms.- Botanical Nomenclature.- Glossary of Botanical Terms.- Poisons, Poisoning Syndromes, and Their Clinical Management.- Poisons, Poisoning Syndromes, and Their Clinical Management.- Plant-Induced Dermatitis (Phytodermatitis).- Plant-Induced Dermatitis (Phytodermatitis).- Gastrointestinal Decontamination.- Gastrointestinal Decontamination.- Individual Plants.- Individual Plants.

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