Publisher description for Goldfrank's manual of toxicologic emergencies / Robert S. Hoffman ... [et al.].

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Concise, "at the bedside" guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field

This practical and portable bedside manual is condensed for instant application from the masterwork regarded for a quarter of a century as the "gold standard" reference in the field of emergency toxicology: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies.

  • Supplies trusted information on the scientific principles that explain how toxins affect vital signs, neurotransmitters, metabolic processes, and organs and systems throughout the body. And much more.

  • Covers the full range of toxins

  • Includes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxins
  • Systematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxin
  • Provides "Antidotes in Brief"--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications

    Authoritative answers--at your fingertips

  • How to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient
  • What techniques effectively eliminate toxins
  • Which imaging modalities yield the best results
  • More

    Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
    Toxicological emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    Emergencies -- Handbooks.
    Poisoning -- Handbooks.
    Poisons -- Handbooks.