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Definitive Toxicology Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Casarett and Doull's
Toxicology
The Basic Science of Poisons
Seventh Edition
by Curtis D. Klaassen

Long established as the gold standard in the field, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline.

The new edition features many new contributors, new content on chemical terrorism, and is updated throughout.

This revised and updated edition is designed to give you quick access to the vital information you need in your day to day work. The book follows a logical progression from general principles to specific topics, providing a careful exposition of each toxicological principle and its practical applications.

In addition, this classic book includes:

  • full discussion of toxicokinetics
  • how each body system responds to poisons
  • specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents pesticides to radiation
  • and more!

Contents

General Principles of Toxicology

  1. History and scope of toxicology
  2. Principles of toxicology
  3. Mechanisms of toxicity
  4. Risk assessment

Disposition of Toxicants

  1. Absorption, distribution, and excretion of toxicants
  2. Biotransformation of xenobiotics
  3. Toxicokinetics

Non-OrganDirected Toxicity

  1. Chemical carcinogens
  2. Genetic toxicology
  3. Developmental toxicology

Target Organ Toxicity

  1. Toxic responses of the blood
  2. Toxic responses of the immune system
  3. Toxic responses of the liver
  4. Toxic responses of the kidney
  5. Toxic responses of the respiratory system
  6. Toxic responses of the nervous system
  7. Toxic responses of the ocular and visual system
  8. Toxic responses of the heart and vascular system
  9. Toxic responses of the skin
  10. Toxic responses of the reproductive system
  11. Toxic responses of the endocrine system

Toxic Agents

  1. Toxic effects of pesticides
  2. Toxic effects of metals
  3. Toxic effects of solvents and vapors
  4. Health effects of radiation and radioactive materials
  5. Properties and toxicities of animal venoms
  6. Toxic effects of plants

Environmental Toxicology

  1. Air pollution
  2. Ecotoxicology

Applications of Toxicology

  1. Food toxicology
  2. Analytic/forensic toxicology
  3. Clinical toxicology
  4. Occupational toxicology

Index

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The Basic Science of Poisons Seventh Edition
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