Emergency Toxicology

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Peter Viccellio
Lippincott-Raven, 1998 - Medical - 1277 pages
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This practical handbook focuses on the diagnosis and management of poisoning. It begins with basic information on epidemiology, pharmacokinetics and psychiatric aspects, following this with such important preliminary management issues as patient evaluation, screening, special patients and other pharmacologic problems. The bulk of the handbook details specific poisons and is organized by classifications of the poisons - industrial and household, medical (therapeutic), psychiatric, drugs of abuse, environmental toxins, and animal and plant toxins.

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Epidemiology and Prevention
3
Pharmacokinetics
13
Psychiatric Assessment and Management
41
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