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Poisoning and Drug Overdose


7th edition

Editor(s): Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN 10: 0071839798

ISBN 13: 9780071839792

Description At A Glance

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition should be within reach of every medical toxicologist, emergency physician, and poison control staff member.

When every moment counts, count on Poisoning & Drug Overdose

Designed for speed of use during toxicologic emergencies, this instant-answer guide delivers critical information on the effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. Enhanced by detailed tables and charts, extensive cross-referencing, and a comprehensive index, the Seventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect newly released drugs and the latest information on existing drugs.

Poisoning & Drug Overdose is divided into four sections:
  • Section 1 leads you through initial emergency management, including treatment of coma, hypotension, and other common complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and methods of decontamination and enhanced eliminations of poisons
  • Section II provides detailed information on hundreds of common drugs and poisons
  • Section III describes the use and side effects of more than 80 antidotes and therapeutic drugs
  • Section IV covers the medical management of chemical spills and occupational chemical exposures, and includes a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

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