The Toxicology Handbook 2e is a practical, didactic guide to the approach, assessment and management of poisoned patients. It has been written for hospital-based doctors at all levels and describes the risk assessment-based approach pioneered by the principal authors. The concise layout enables the reader to quickly locate information in a poisoning emergency. The book also features locally relevant information on bites, stings and envenoming. This book will also be useful for ambulance service paramedics and pharmacists. It is established as a primary reference in the Australian Poisons Information Centres.

Key Features:-

  • all chapters and references reviewed and updated; major review of snake bite management and snake an
  • new chapters on mushroom poisoning, plant poisoning, amphetamine abuse and solvent abuse
  • new chapters on poisoning with newer anticonvulsant drugs, barbiturates, button batteries, chloral h
  • new antidote chapter on intravenous lipid emulsion
  • chapters reorganised for enhanced clinical usability - for example, consolidation of drugs of abuse

More Details about Toxicology Handbook 2e (Paper Back)

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2011