The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory: Contemporary Practice of Poisoning Evaluation

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Leslie M. Shaw
Amer. Assoc. for Clinical Chemistry, 2001 - Medical - 537 pages
 

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Contents

Epidemiology of Poisoning
1
Principles and Practical Applications
11
Pharmacokinetics
17
Clinical Approach to the Poisoned Patient
27
Marijuana
43
Opioids
73
Cocaine
97
Amphetamines
113
Digoxin and Other Cardiac Glycosides
263
An Overview
291
Biological Monitoring of Chemical Exposure
329
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
345
Organophosphate and Carbamate Pesticide Poisoning
359
Lead Testing
369
Arsenic Mercury and Cadmium
383
Acute Iron Poisoning
401

YHydroxybutyrate
127
PointofCare Testing for Drugs of Abuse
145
Urine Adulteration before Testing for Drugs of Abuse
157
Ethanol Methanol and Isopropanol
173
PointofCare Testing for Alcohol
190
Glycols
197
The Benzodiazepines
211
Antidepressant Drugs
223
Agents for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
237
Antiepileptic Drugs
247
Oral Fluid Saliva Sweat Hair and Meconium
411
Advanced Analytical Techniques
423
Fundamentals of Pharmacogenetics
437
The Toxicology Laboratory
455
Answers to SelfAssessment Questions
467
Various Toxins Associated with Vital Sign Abnormalities
477
Methods for Salicylate and Acetaminophen Measurement
499
Abbreviations Used
507
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