The most trusted, rigorous, and up-to-date toxicology resource
and educational companion available - now in full color
A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011
"Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies" continues to be the source
you can turn to first for any poisoning or overdose. The text
provides clear information on every aspect of toxicologic
emergencies, from pharmacology to clinical presentation to
Fully referenced and featuring a consistent organization,
"Goldfrank's" begins with an in-depth examination of general
principles of medical toxicology. It then progresses to the
biochemical principles and molecular basis of toxicology, and
provides detailed insight into how xenobiotics affect vital signs,
organs, and systems throughout the body. Next, a wide spectrum of
clinically important exposures -- including drugs, plants, metals,
household products, occupational and environmental xenobiotics are
covered within logical categories for easy access to information.
Finally, the book concludes with sections on principles of
practicing clinical toxicology in today's challenging healthcare
NEW TO THIS EDITION
Full-color design and uniformly drawn figures clarify key concepts
Special Considerations focus on decision-making in unique
toxicologic circumstances, that influence clinical practice and
have the potential to improve patient care Antidotes in Depth,
following pertinent chapters, place each antidote in its proper
context to ensure immediate availability of essential information
relevant for clinical use More clinically-relevant figures and
quick-reference tables Online learning center, available at
www.goldfrankstoxicology.com, includes case studies, and a database
of multiple choice questions that allow you to create a custom test
for review and study. Every chapter is thoroughly rewritten and new
chapters are added to reflect the very latest thinking in the
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