ISBN-10: 0071668330
ISBN-13: 9780071668330

Poisoning and Drug Overdose - Clinical Manual

Author(s): Kent R. Olson
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 832 
Edition: 6th
Published: McGraw-Hill Medical (1 Oct 2011)

The leading toxicologic emergencies source-revised and updated! With each bestselling edition, Poisoning & Drug Overdose has helped poison control staff, medical toxicologists, and emergency physicians respond to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. 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 
    • Section IV describes the medical management of chemical and occupational exposures, with a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

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