Modern Medical Toxicology

by VV Pillay

The book Modern Medical Toxicology discusses on medical aspects of toxicology and the toxicity of some important drugs along with their pharmacotherapeutic uses, toxicokinetics, diagnosis, management and forensic issues. It also covers the practical guidelines in the treatment of poisoning. The book is divided into twelve sections which include general principles, corrosive (caustic) poisons, chemical poisons, organic poisons, neurotoxic poisons, cardiovascular poisons, asphyxiant poisons, hydrocarbons and pesticides, miscellaneous drugs and poisons, food poisons, substance abuse, and analytical toxicology. The goal of modern medical toxicology (MMT) is to provide useful clinical information on poisons and poisoning to emergency room (ER) physicians, medical students, interns, residents, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals in a concise, complete, and accurate manner. This book mainly concentrates on important fundamental information on commonly encountered poisons and how they are misused.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Pillay VV
Author's Affiliation
1. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Cochin, South India
Poison Control Centre; Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham), Cochin, Kerala, India
ISBN
9789350259658
Speciality
Forensic Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11758
Edition
4/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
628
Book Type
Professional

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