Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP is Medical Director, California Poison Control System, San Francisco Division, San Francisco General Hospital; Attending Emergency Physician, Elden Hospital Medical Center; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacy, University of California-San Francisco.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780071839792
ISBN-10: 0071839798
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Publication Date: December 11th, 2017
Pages: 960
Language: English