Principles and Practice of Critical Care Toxicology

by Omender Singh, Deven Juneja

This book describes the principles and practice of critical care toxicology. Critical care toxicology is a field of medicine dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of poisoned and envenomated patients. This book will highlight the nuances of clinical toxicology with in-depth and most recent management of poisoning. This book comprised of 10 sections, which include general management of poisoning or overdose, drugs of abuse, CNS toxins, pulmonary toxins, cardiac toxins, gastrointestinal and liver toxins, hematological toxins, renal toxins and extracorporeal therapies, pesticides and rodenticides, and miscellaneous toxicities, which are further divided into 44 chapters. The book includes poisoning management ranging from common household poisons to drug overdose, industrial, agricultural, chemical warfare and nerve agent poisonings, from ABC of poisoning to extracorporeal and emerging treatment modalities (LET). The material is presented in a format, which is easy to read and digest. This book will be a useful resource for clinicians, leading to improved outcomes of critically-ill poisoned patients.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Singh Omender
Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Max Superspecialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India
2. Juneja Deven Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Max Superspecialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352706747
Speciality Critical Care
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18181
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 434
Book Type Professional


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