When every moment counts, count on Poisoning & Drug Overdose
"Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician's workroom."
--Academic Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition)
"...a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient."
-- Annals of Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition)
Designed for speed of use during toxicologic emergencies, this instant-answer guide delivers critical information on the effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. Enhanced by detailed tables and charts, extensive cross-referencing, and a comprehensive index, the Seventh Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect newly released drugs and the latest information on existing drugs.
Poisoning & Drug Overdose is divided into four sections:
Section 1 leads you through initial emergency management, including treatment of coma, hypotension, and other common complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and methods of decontamination and enhanced eliminations of poisons
Section II provides detailed information on hundreds of common drugs and poisons
Section III describes the use and side effects of more than 80 antidotes and therapeutic drugs
Section IV covers the medical management of chemical spills and occupational chemical exposures, and includes a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals
Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition should be within reach of every medical toxicologist, emergency physician, and poison control staff member.