Goldfrank's Manual of Toxicologic Emergencies

Goldfrank's Manual of Toxicologic Emergencies

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Concise, qat the bedsideq guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field This practical and portable bedside manual is condensed for instant application from the masterwork regarded for a quarter of a century as the qgold standardq reference in the field of emergency toxicology: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies. You will find trusted information on the scientific principles that explain how toxins affect vital signs, neurotransmitters, metabolic processes, and organs and systems throughout the body. Covers the full range of toxins Includes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxins Systematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxin Provides qAntidotes in Briefq--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications Authoritative answers--at your fingertips How to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient What techniques effectively eliminate toxins Which imaging modalities yield the best results MorePhysiology of the Histamine Receptor System Four types of histamine receptors are recognized (H1, H2, H3, and H4), all of which are coupled to G proteins. H 1 receptors are located in the CNS, heart and vasculature, airways, sensory nerves , anbsp;...

Title:Goldfrank's Manual of Toxicologic Emergencies
Author:Robert Hoffman, Lewis Nelson, Mary Howland, Neal Lewin, Neal Flomenbaum, Lewis Goldfrank
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-04-06


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