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Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 6th Edition

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 6th Edition
  • Copyright:2011
  • ISBN:9780071668330
  • Pages:832

An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose. Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition, delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. Divided into four sections, easily identified by dictionary-style tabs: Section I covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures; Section II provides detailed information on 150 common drugs and poisons; Section III describes the use of antidotes and therapeutic drugs to treat poisoning; and Section IV describes the medical management of chemical and occupational exposures, with a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals. Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition, is enhanced by numerous tables, charts, and a comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names, making it an essential resource for anyone responding to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.