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Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Eighth Edition

May 6, 2022 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781264259083
$99.95
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Description

A fully updated edition of the most popular guide to managing toxic exposures and ingestions--now streamlined to help you find the right answers more quickly than ever

Designed for speed of use during toxicologic emergencies, Poisoning and Drug Overdose delivers the critical information you need to diagnose and manage drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. Content in this new edition has been condensed and redesigned to make finding answers more quickly and easily. 

Updated with newly released drugs and new information on existing drugs, this instant-answer guide covers initial emergency management, including treatment of coma, seizures and hypotension; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and methods of decontamination and enhanced elimination of poisons. It provides detailed information on hundreds of common drugs and poisons, describes the use and side effects of antidotes and therapeutic drugs, and 
medical management of chemical spills and occupational chemical exposures.

Features

oDiagnosis and treatment of common and uncommon poisonings and drug overdoses
oCoverage of environmental toxins such as mold, asbestos, and others
oSpecial pregnancy considerations
oExtensive cross-referencing
oPacked with useful tables 
oDetailed toxicity and workplace exposure guidelines for 500+ industrial chemicals

When you must act fast, Poisoning and Drug Overdose answers your critical need for information on drugs and poisons to help you save lives and manage toxic exposure safely and effectively.


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About this Author

Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP, was the former medical director of the California Poison Control System, San Francisco Division; and clinical professor of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of California.

Craig Smollin, MD, is professor of Emergency Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of California San Francisco; program director of the UCSF Medical Toxicology Fellowship; medical director of the California Poison Control System, San Francisco Division; and attending emergency physician at San Francisco General Hospital. 


ISBN: 9781264259083
Format: Trade Paperback
Series: Poisoning & Drug Overdose
Pages: 784
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
Published: 2022-05-06

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