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