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Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies

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ISBN-10: 0071437630

ISBN-13: 9780071437639

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Lewis R. Goldfrank, Neal E. Flomenbaum, Mary Ann Howland, Robert S. Hoffman, Richard S. Weisman

List price: $259.00
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The #1 reference in the field for the last quarter of a century, Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Eighth Edition, has been completely updated to equip emergency physicians with today's most authoritative guide to clinical toxicology. The book presents unsurpassed coverage of all aspects of toxicologic emergencies_from pharmacology and clinical presentation... to treatment guidelines and case studies. Using a unique case-study approach, Goldfrank's fully examines general principles and techniques... the biochemical and molecular basis of toxicology... and how toxins affect vital signs, organs, and systems throughout the body. The Eighth Edition now features: A case-based approach that…    
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Book details

List price: $259.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2014
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 10.186
Language: English

Historical principles and perspectives
Antiquated antidotes
Toxicologic plagues and disasters in history
Initial evaluation of the patient : vital signs and toxic syndromes
Principles of managing the poisoned or overdosed patient
Electrocardiographic principles
Diagnostic imaging
Laboratory principles
Techniques used to prevent gastrointestinal absorption
Syrup of ipecac
Activated charcoal
Whole-bowel irrigation and other intestinal evacuants
Pharmacokinetic and toxicokinetic principles
Principles and techniques applied to enhance elimination
Use of the intensive care unit
Chemical principles
Biochemical and metabolic principles
Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators
Withdrawal principles
Thermoregulatory principles
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base principles
Psychiatric principles
Neurologic principles
Ophthalmic principles
Otolaryngologic principles
Respiratory principles
Cardiovascular principles
Hematologic principles
Gastrointestinal principles
Hepatic principles
Renal principles
Genitourinary principles
Dermatologic principles
Reproductive and perinatal principles
Pediatric principles
Geriatric principles
Postmortem toxicology
Special considerations : organ procurement from poisoned patients
Acetaminophen
N-acetylcysteine
Salicylates
Sodium bicarbonate
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
Colchicine and podophyllin
Opioids
Opioid antagonists
Dieting agents and regimens
Iron
Deferoxamine
Vitamins
Essential oils
Herbal preparations
Athletic performance enhancers
Food poisoning
Botulism
Botulinum antitoxin
Anticonvulsants
L-carnitine
Antidiabetics and hypoglycemics
Dextrose
Octreotide
Thyroid and antithyroid medications
Antihistamines and decongestants
Physostigmine salicylate
Antimigraine medications
Antineoplastics
Leucovorin (folinic acid) and folic acid
Pharmaceutical additives
Antibiotics, antifungals, and antivirals
Antituberculous medications
Pyridoxine
Antimalarials
Anticoagulants
Vitamin K[subscript 1]
Protamine
Calcium channel blockers
[beta]-adrenergic antagonists
Glucagon
Other antihypertensives
Antidysrhythmics
Cardioactive steroids
Digoxin-specific antibody fragments (fab)
Methylxanthines and selective [beta][subscript 2]-adrenergic agonists
Local anesthetics
Inhalational anesthetics
Neuromuscular blockers
Dantrolene sodium
Antipsychotics
Lithium
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors and atypical antidepressants
Cyclic antidepressants
Sedative-hypnotics
Flumazenil
Amphetamines
Cocaine
Ethanol
Thiamine hydrochloride
Ethanol withdrawal
Disulfiram and disulfiramlike reactions
[gamma]-hydroxybutyric acid
Inhalants
Hallucinogens
Cannabinoids
Nicotine and tobacco preparations
Phencyclidine and ketamine
Antimony
Arsenic
Dimercaprol (British anti-lewisite or BAL)
Bismuth
Cadmium
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper
Lead
Succimer (2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid)
Edetate calcium disodium (CaNa[subscript 2]EDTA)
Mercury
Nickel
Selenium
Silver
Thallium
Prussian blue
Zinc
Antiseptics, disinfectants, and sterilants
Camphor and moth repellents
Caustics
Hydrofluoric acid and fluorides
Calcium
Hydrocarbons
Toxic alcohols
Fomepizole
Ethanol
Pesticides : an overview with a focus on principles and rodenticides
Barium
Sodium monofluoracetate and fluoroacetamide
Phosphorus
Strychnine
Insecticides : organic phosphorus compounds and carbamates
Pralidoxime
Atropine
Insecticides : organic chlorines, pyrethrins/pyrethroids, and DEET
Herbicides
Methyl bromide and other fumigants
Mushrooms
Plants
Arthropods
Antivenom (scorpion and spider)
Marine envenomations
Snakes and other reptiles
Antivenom (crotaline and elapid)
Industrial poisoning : information and control
Simple asphyxiants and pulmonary irritants
Carbon monoxide
Hyperbaric oxygen
Cyanide and hydrogen sulfide
Sodium and amyl nitrites
Sodium thiosulfate
Hydroxocobalamin
Methemoglobin inducers
Methylene blue
Smoke inhalation
Risk assessment and risk communication
Hazmat incident response
Chemical weapons
Biological weapons
Radiation
Poison prevention and education
Poison information centers and poison epidemiology
International perspectives in medical toxicology
Principles of epidemiology and research design
Adverse drug events and postmarketing surveillance
Medications, errors, and patient safety
Risk management and legal principles