Toxicology Handbook, 3rd Edition

Authors :
Jason Armstrong & Ovidiu Pascu
UPCOMING EDITION - ISBN : 9780729544368
Toxicology Handbook is a practical evidence-based guide on the care of the poisoned patient. This concise text is informed by the latest clinical research and takes a rigorous and structured risk assessment-based approach to decision making in th ...view more
Toxicology Handbook is a practical evidence-based guide on the care of the poisoned patient. This concise text is informed by the latest clinical research and takes a rigorous and structured risk assessment-based approach to decision making in the context of clinical toxicology. It assists the clinician to quickly find information on poisons, toxins, antidotes, envenomings and antivenoms and determine the appropriate treatment for the acutely poisoned patient.
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Toxicology Handbook is a practical evidence-based guide on the care of the poisoned patient.

This concise text is informed by the latest clinical research and takes a rigorous and structured risk assessment-based approach to decision making in the context of clinical toxicology.

It assists the clinician to quickly find information on poisons, toxins, antidotes, envenomings and antivenoms and determine the appropriate treatment for the acutely poisoned patient.


New to this edition
  • Content on drug dosage and administration based on the most up-to-date pharmacological regulations on toxicology
  • Geographical locations of envenomings from snakes, spiders and jellyfish are portrayed on illustrated maps
  • New subchapters include Newer oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and Paracetamol: Modified release formulations

Key Features
    • Guides clinicians through drug administration and treatment
    • Includes 'handy tips' and 'pitfalls'
    • Incorporates drug dosages and administration are based on current pharmacological regulations

    Author Information
    By Jason Armstrong and Ovidiu Pascu, MD FACEM, Consultant Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA Poisons Information Centre; Clinical Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia