Manual of Overdoses and Poisonings

Manual of Overdoses and Poisonings

by Christopher H. Linden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781754984

ISBN-13: 9780781754989

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The pharmacology, overdoses, and poisonings section from Irwin and Rippe's Manual of Intensive Care Medicine, Fourth Edition, has now been expanded into a complete, stand-alone Spiral® Manual. This new Manual of Overdoses and Poisonings is a practical quick-reference bedside guide to the evaluation and treatment of toxic or potentially toxic drug

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Overview

The pharmacology, overdoses, and poisonings section from Irwin and Rippe's Manual of Intensive Care Medicine, Fourth Edition, has now been expanded into a complete, stand-alone Spiral® Manual. This new Manual of Overdoses and Poisonings is a practical quick-reference bedside guide to the evaluation and treatment of toxic or potentially toxic drug and chemical exposures.

The first chapter presents a general approach to differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and treatment of poisoning. Subsequent chapters focus on specific drugs, chemicals, and toxidromes and provide details on clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Chapters are formatted to allow quick access to essential information and include annotated references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781754989
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1General considerations in the evaluation and treatment of poisoning1
2Acetaminophen14
3Alcohols and glycols19
4Antiarrhythmic agents24
5Anticholinergic poisoning30
6Anticonvulsants35
7Antidepressant poisoning41
8Antihypertensive agents47
9Antimicrobial agents57
10Antipsychotic agents63
11[beta]-Blocker poisoning70
12Calcium channel blockers75
13Cholinergic agents80
14Cocaine poisoning84
15Corrosive ingestions88
16Cyclosporine93
17Digitalis96
18Envenomations101
19Heavy metal poisoning112
20Hydrofluoric acid121
21Hydrocarbons126
22Iron130
23Isoniazid poisoning134
24Lithium138
25Local anesthetics142
26Methylxanthine145
27Neuromuscular blockers149
28Nonsteriodal antiinflammatory drugs155
29Opioids161
30Pesticides165
31Phencyclidine and hallucinogens170
32Sedative-hypnotics174
33Sympathomimetics179
34Systemic asphyxiants183
35Withdrawal syndromes189

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