Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 2, 2011 - Medical - 832 pages
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“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.”
--Academic Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition

“…a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.”
-- Annals of Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition

An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.

Divided into four sections, easily identified by dictionary-style tabs:
Section I covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures
Section II provides detailed information on 150 common drugs and poisons
Section III describes the use of antidotes and therapeutic drugs to treat poisoning
Section IV describes the medical management of chemical and occupational exposures, with a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition is enhanced by numerous tables, charts, and a comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names, making it an essential resource for anyone responding to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.

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Contents

Section I Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment
1
Diagnosis and Treatment
69
Section III Therapeutic Drugs and Antidotes
438
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About the author (2011)

Edited by
Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Director, California Poison Control System
San Francisco Division

Associate Editors
Ilene B. Anderson, PharmD
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Senior Toxicology Management Specialist
California Poison Control System
San Francisco Division
Neal L. Benowitz, MD
Professor of Medicine
and Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
and Toxicology
University of California, San Francisco
Associate Medical Director
California Poison Control System
San Francisco Division
Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine and Chief,
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco>
Richard F. Clark, MD, FACEP
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Director, Division of Medical Toxicology
and Medical Director,
California Poison Control System
San Diego Division
Thomas E. Kearney, PharmD, ABAT
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Managing Director
California Poison Control System
San Francisco Division
Susan Y. Kim-Katz, PharmD
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Senior Toxicology Management Specialist
California Poison Control System
San Francisco Division
Alan H.B. Wu, PhD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Chief, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
San Francisco General Hospital

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