Illustrated Handbook of Toxicology

Illustrated Handbook of Toxicology

ISBN: 9783131269218
Publisher: TPS
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2011-01-26
Number of pages: 360
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DESCRIPTION

The Illustrated Handbook of Toxicology is an impressive introduction to the complex field of toxicology. It also serves as a hands-on guide to various poison treatments and offers supplemental public health information.



Each two-page unit features concise text on the left complemented by full-color illustrations on the opposing page. The expert author distinguishes harmful toxic substances and catalogues their specific effects on the human body, plants, animals, and the surrounding environment. The handbook also addresses cutting-edge topics, including biological warfare, modern toxicological methods, and threshold values.



Features:


Succinct, user-friendly organization allows readers
to navigate the content with ease

Over 500 detailed images and diagrams arranged on 150
full-color plates illu strate exposures and toxicological effects on humans,
plants, and animals
Well-researched, objective risk analysis on toxic
exposures accompanies relevant images

Extensive glossary of key toxicological terms provides
readers with the accurate information they need to avoid dangerous confusion
This is the ideal text for all medical students who want to supplement the toxicological information covered in their coursework, as well as for first responders to chemical accidents and poisonings.

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