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Basic Toxicology Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Basics of Toxicology
by Chris Kent

Basics of Toxicology provides environmental technology students with an enjoyable and effective way to acquire the solid working knowledge of toxicology basics they'll need to make informed decisions as professionals.

Features of Basics of Toxicology include:

  • Acclaimed, user-friendly, modular format
  • Basic anatomy, physiology, and chemistry concepts that help clarify how toxins interact with living tissue
  • Rapid-learning chapter structure, featuring clear, concise objectives, concept statements, and summaries, as well as practice questions
  • Helpful sidebars that highlight critical concepts
  • More than 150 high-quality line-drawings, photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables
  • Numerous easy-to-perform, skill-building activities
  • A glossary of more than 800 essential terms
  • Extensive bibliography of recommended readings in all key subject areas
  • Basic anatomy, physiology, and chemistry concepts that help clarify how toxins interact with living tissue

Its comprehensive scope along with its quick-reference design also makes Basics of Toxicology a handy working reference for practicing environmental technicians.

Contents

  • Introduction to Toxicology
  • Epidemiological and Toxicological Studies
  • Routes of Exposure
  • The Dose-Response Relationship
  • Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination of Toxics
  • Target Organ Effects
  • Survey of Toxic Substances
  • Radiation, Pathogens, and Naturally Occurring Toxins
  • Mutagens, Teratogens, and Carcinogens
  • Risk Assessment and Acute Exposure Treatment

Glossary
Index

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by Chris Kent
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