Toxicology Handbook, 2e

Toxicology Handbook, 2e


An up to date consultant to the method, review and administration of poisoned patients Poisoning is a standard emergency division presentation, and is the 3rd significant reason behind clinic admission in Australia. the recent variation of this all-encompassing toxicology reference describes the danger assessment-based technique pioneered through its critical authors. The Toxicology Handbook is written for hospital-based medical professionals in any respect degrees and is split into six sections, together with an method of the poisoned sufferer, particular pollutants, antidotes, toxinology and antivenom. It additionally offers with particular toxicology concerns like alcohol abuse, dependence and withdrawal, and poisoning in young children and the aged. very important in the neighborhood suitable details on bites, stings and envenoming is additionally incorporated. The concise format of this didactic clinical consultant allows readers to quick find required info – crucial in a poisoning emergency. confirmed as a prime reference in Australian Poisons info Centres, the Toxicology Handbook comes in handy for medical professionals, nurses, ambulance carrier paramedics and pharmacists alike.

• all chapters and references reviewed and updated
• a significant evaluation of snake chunk administration and snake antivenoms in gentle of latest evidence
• new chapters on mushroom poisoning, plant poisoning, amphetamine abuse and solvent abuse
• new chapters on poisoning with more recent anticonvulsant medications, barbiturates, button batteries, chloral hydrate, neighborhood anaesthetic brokers, quinine and tramadol
• a new antidote bankruptcy on intravenous lipid emulsion
• book chapters were reorganised for greater scientific usability – for instance, consolidation of substances of abuse
• now on hand in an stronger digital layout

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