The leading source for toxicologic emergencies -- revised and updated!
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"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