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The Toxicology Handbook, 4th edition (Original PDF from Publisher)

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Format : Publisher PDF

File Size : 12.8 MB

ISBN : 9780729544368

By Jason Armstrong MD FACEM, Ovidiu Pascu MD FACEM

Now in its fourth edition, the Toxicology Handbook is Australia’s leading reference guide for quick and evidence-informed decision making on treatment of the acutely poisoned patient.

The book has been streamlined and fully updated to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide for all medical practitioners and health-care professionals who deal with poisonings. It contains quickly accessible information on poisons, toxins, antidotes, envenomings and antivenoms, and uses a structured and rigorous risk assessment-based approach to guide appropriate treatment decisions.

Written by leading Australian specialists in toxicology and informed by the latest clinical research, this is a must-have addition to all emergency departments and poison information centres.

  • Concisely written – helps the student, trainee, and clinician to find information quickly and easily
  • A simple, easily remembered and elegant framework (R RSI DEAD) forming the basis of care for all toxicology patients
  • Fully revised content, streamlined to be more user-friendly
  • Evidence based and up to date – supports appropriate decision making
  • Helps resolve common treatment dilemmas, including for digoxin and lithium poisoning, corrosive ingestions and management of envenomings
  • Written and edited by experts in the field of toxicology
  • An eBook included in all print purchases
  • Expanded information on agents that are seen with increasing frequency in poisoned patients, including lamotrigine and pregabalin
  • Updated detail on the management of agents including direct oral anticoagulants, digoxin, desvenlafaxine and corrosives
  • Updated and standardised treatment recommendations for dysrhythmias, particularly resulting from drug-induced conduction abnormalities (QRS and QT prolongation)
  • Simplified and standardised approaches to management (particularly cardiovascular toxicity from a variety of agents)

Product Details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 4th edition (October 5, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 560 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0729544362
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0729544368
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9780729544368


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