Toxicology: A Case-Oriented Approach

1st Edition

John Joseph Fenton

CRC Press
Published October 10, 2001
Reference - 600 Pages - 100 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849303715 - CAT# 0371

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Summary

REAL-LIFE CASES, TUTORIAL QUESTIONS, NARRATIVE HISTORY

Intriguing anecdotal pedagogy, like the alleged arsenical poisonings of Napoleon and President Taylor and the probable mercury overdose of Isaac Newton, is one of the things that set Toxicology: A Case-Oriented Approach apart from other toxicology texts. Based on an undergraduate-graduate combined toxicology course at West Chester University, this innovative text captures readers' interest by combining modern case studies, historical cases, and hundreds of illustrations and tables. Each chapter presents several case scenarios that involve the reader with questions about diagnosis, testing methods, treatment, and other pertinent information.

TOXICOLOGY FOR THE LABORATORY AND THE EMERGENCY ROOM

In an easy-to-read style, this book covers the major organ systems and reviews the effects of toxins in each system. Most contemporary books are almost entirely clinical or entirely analytical. Toxicology: A Case-Oriented Approach treats each area extensively to benefit students and professionals who need to know aspects of both. It describes diagnosis and treatment of each specific poisonous exposure and discusses chemical basis and the laboratory testing of toxins. This dual perspective, coupled with the book's interesting narrative approach, lets readers quickly absorb the information they need to understand toxicology in the laboratory and in the Emergency Department.

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