Casarett and Doull's Essentials of Toxicology

Casarett and Doull's Essentials of Toxicology

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This title is based on the Gold Standard in the field! For over 25 years, "Casarett & Doull's Toxicology" has set the standard for providing thorough, academic, and authoritative information and remains the leading reference in the literature. Derived from this classic, "Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology" uses a highly readable, extensively illustrated approach to provide an in-depth understanding of the principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the body. You'll learn about basic principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents - from pesticides to radiation. This title provides the benefits of the leading reference without the bulk. It is ideal for course work or as a concise reference. It presents concepts in logical progression from general principles to specific topics and examples.The chapter outlines overview study points and make review fast and easy by noting specific topics and examples. Simple, clear illustrations communicate complex concepts and reinforce comprehension. Summary tables distill important information.
The key points sections summarize each chapter. Review questions assess your comprehension of content. End-of-chapter bibliographies facilitate further study or research.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 548 pages
  • 193.04 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 771.1g
  • McGraw-Hill Medical
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • 0071389148
  • 9780071389143
  • 883,782

Table of contents

General Principles of Toxicology History and Scope of Toxicology Principles of Toxicology Mechanisms of Toxicity Risk Assessment Disposition of Toxicants Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants Biotransformation of Xenobiotics Toxicokinetics Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity Chemical Carcinogenesis Genetic Toxicology Developmental Toxicology Target Organ Toxicity Toxic Responses of the Blood Toxic Responses of the Immune System Toxic Responses of the Liver Toxic Responses of the Kidney Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System Toxic Responses of the Nervous System Toxic Responses of the Ocular and Visual System Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular Systems Toxic Responses of the Skin Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System Toxic Agents Toxic Effects of Pesticides Toxic Effects of Metals Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors Toxic Effects of Radiation and Radioactive Materials Toxic Effects of Terrestrial Animal Venoms and Poisons Toxic Effects of Plants Environmental Toxicology Air Pollution Ecotoxicology Applications of Toxicology Food Toxicology Analytic/Forensic Toxicology Clinical Toxicology Occupational Toxicology Regulatory Toxicology Self-Assessment Questions and Answers Index
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"This book serves as a highly useful introduction to toxicology, and I would recommend it to students entering the field."--Doody's Review Service Doody's 20031017
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About John B. Watkins

Curtis D. Klaassen, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas John B. Watkins III, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, Indiana
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