Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons

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Louis J. Casarett, Curtis D. Klaassen, Mary O. Amdur, John Doull
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1996 - Medical - 1111 pages
Thoroughly updated & revised, this fifth edition delineates the basic concepts & fundamental principles needed to grasp current issues in modern toxicology. As in previous editions, the book successfully balances its encyclopedic coverage with a basic, fundamental, mechanistic approach to toxicology. The text is organized & presented in a logical progression of general principles to specific topics such as organ system toxicology, specific agent toxicology, & environmental toxicology.

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Contents

Principles of Toxicology
13
Mechanisms of Toxicity
35
Risk Assessment
79
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Curtis D. Klaassen, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas John B. Watkins III, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, Indiana

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