Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Frank A. Barile

CRC Press
Published February 15, 2010
Reference - 482 Pages - 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420092257 - CAT# H9225

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Examining the complex interactions associated with clinical toxicological events and chemical exposure of drug administration, this updated and revised Second Edition functions as a stand-alone text or reference of clinical toxicology for professionals, students of toxicology and pharmacy, as well as forensic toxicologists, occupational healthcare workers, industrial hygienists, and safety engineers. This all-inclusive source has been updated to include the latest issues and the most current research in clinical toxicology.

Key features in Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms include:

  • Convenient and organized categorization of compounds into therapeutic and non-therapeutic agents
  • Tables, drawings, and figures that provide readily accessible, precise data
  • Tables for easy usage and cross-reference to names, indications, effects, adverse reactions, and drug interactions for over 70 common herbal products
  • The brand, generic, and street names of therapeutic agents

Topics covered in the Second Edition include:

  • Symptoms of diseases and pathology caused by toxins and clinical drugs
  • Biological and chemical toxins, changes in protocols for managing toxic ingestions, new antidotes, changes in treatments, and the pharmacology and toxicology of herbal products
  • The effects of biological and chemical agents cited by the U.S. and U.N. as potential bioterrorist weapons
  • General physiology and pharmacology principles
  • The widely distributed chemical agents and currently used therapeutic drugs that have hazardous effects


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