Dictionary of Toxicology

Dictionary of Toxicology

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Dictionary of Toxicology, 3rd Edition presents a compendium of definitions of all current toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes words, concepts, acronyms and symbols for both the toxicological theory and applied risk assessment, as well as providing guidance on the correct selection of problematic, similar and frequently-misused terms. Written by one of the worlda€™s foremost experts in toxicology, and with each entry peer reviewed, Dictionary of Toxicology, 3rd Edition is an essential reference for all scientific, medical and legal professionals who work with or encounter the toxicological effects of contaminants on biological systems. New to this edition: an update on every entry and the inclusion of all terminology and concepts relating to molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology and computational toxicology. Presents peer-reviewed definitions on the most up-to-date toxicological terms and concepts. Includes access to a frequently-updated website to ensure that readers can always access the most appropriate and up-to-date toxicological term. New edition includes definitions within the fields of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology, computational toxicology and risk assessment.... or by other medical considerations, drugs such as chlorpromazine or promethazine that can be given orally or by suppositories may be prescribed. ... Neither emesis nor gastric lavage is attempted unless failure to do so might cause death. ... Electrolytes and/or water lost in urine, feces, expired air, sweat, and vomiting must be replaced either orally or i.v. The amount necessary can be calculated basedanbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of Toxicology
Author:Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe
Publisher:Academic Press - 2014-10-08


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