Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Kent R. Olson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071443339

ISBN-13: 9780071443333

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical

    The leading source for toxicologic emergencies — revised and updated!

    A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!

    4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

    "This is an excellent resource for poison control centers, toxicologists, and healthcare practitioners for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of poisonings as a result of exposure to a wide variety of

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    The leading source for toxicologic emergencies — revised and updated!

    A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!

    4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

    "This is an excellent resource for poison control centers, toxicologists, and healthcare practitioners for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of poisonings as a result of exposure to a wide variety of industrial, therapeutic, illicit, and environmental chemicals."—Doody's Review Service

    With each bestselling edition, Poisoning & Drug Overdose has helped poison control staff, medical toxicologists, and emergency physicians respond to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. The new edition of this exceptional, at-a-glance guide offers the latest advice needed for the effective diagnosis and treatment of poisoning and drug overdose.

    The Fifth Edition features:

  • Critical insights into timely topics such as biological warfare agents and the newest antidotes
  • Updated information on industrial chemicals, including the most recent regulatory exposure limits
  • Expanded information, including special pregnancy considerations
  • Easy-to-read text and tables containing specific drug dosage information
  • Detailed table summarizing current toxicity and workplace exposure guidelines for more than 500 industrial chemicals
  • Extensive cross-referencing
  • Comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names for many drugs and commercial products

Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP

Medical Director

California Poison Control System, San Francisco Division

San Francisco General Hospital

Attending Emergency Physician

Elden Hospital Medical Center

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacy

University of California, San Francisco

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071443333
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Medical
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
754
Product dimensions:
1.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Table of Contents

Authors
Preface
Sect. IComprehensive evaluation & treatment1
Sect. IISpecific poisons & drugs : diagnosis & treatment66
Sect. IIITherapeutic drugs & antidotes404
Sect. IVEnvironmental & occupational toxicology510
Index631

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