Australian Animal Toxins: The Creatures, Their Toxins, and Care of the Poisoned Patient
This second edition of Australian Animal Toxins provides a comprehensive and up to date review of every venomous and poisonous creature in Australia that poses a threat to man or beast. Both terrestrial and marine creatures are discussed.
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Potency and action of some venoms and toxins
First aid for bites and stings
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