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Illustrated handbook of toxicology / edited by Franz-Xaver Reichl, MD, Professor, Department of Operative/Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Pedodontics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany ; Leonard Ritter, MD, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ; with contributions by Jochen Benecke [and thirteen others]
Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, ©2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA1215 .I45 2011    AVAILABLE
Gift from Mike and Marsha Santicchia, 2011
Subject(s) Toxicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Poisons -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description xi, 348 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
NOTE Gift from Mike and Marsha Santicchia, 2011
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-331) and index
Summary This book serves as a hands-on guide to various poison treatments and offers supplemental public health information. Each two-page unit features concise text on the left complemented by full-color illustrations on the opposing page. The expert author distinguishes harmful toxic substances and catalogues their specific effects on the human body, plants, animals, and the surrounding environment. The handbook also addresses other topics, including biological warfare, modern toxicological methods, and threshold values. Features include: succinct, user-friendly organization so readers can navigate the content with ease; over 600 detailed images and diagrams arranged on 150 full-color plates illustrate exposures and toxicological effects on humans, plants, and animals; well-researched, objective risk analysis on toxic exposures accompanied by relevant images; extensive glossary of key toxicological terms that provide readers with the accurate information they need to avoid dangerous confusion
Partial Contents General toxicology. History of toxicology -- Basic principles of toxicology -- Test methods -- Modern methods in toxicology I -- Threshold values / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Clinical toxicology / Thomas Zilker -- Environmental medicine / Thomas Zilker and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Environmental toxicology / Franz-Xaver Reichl and Klaus-Gustav Eckert -- Information systems / Franz-Xaver Reichl and Harald Mueckter --
Applied toxicology. Pharmaceuticals / Ines C. Golly -- Narcotics and addictive drugs / Thomas Zilker and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Aliphatic, alicyclic, and cyclic hydrocarbons / Klaus-Gustav Eckert and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Halogenated aliphatic hydrocarbons / Klaus-Gustav Eckert and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Halogenated cyclic and polycyclic hydrocarbons / Klaus-Gustav Eckert -- Dust and particle-bound emissions / Klaus-Gustav Eckert -- Nitroso compounds / Helmut Kreppel -- Aromatic amino and nitro compounds / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Gaseous compounds / Helmut Kreppel -- Vehicle exhaust gases / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Oxygen species and free radicals / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Tobacco smoke (active and passive smoking / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Mineral fibers / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Metals / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Plastics / Helmut Kreppel -- Biocides / Bernhard Liebl -- Toxins and toxic substances in foods / Franz-Xaver Reichl and Barbara Erber -- Colors and additives in drugs and foods / Barbara Erber and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Cosmetics / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Household poisons / Jochen Benecke, Monika Benecke, and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Chemical warfare agents / Horst Thiermann and Ladislaus Szinicz -- Biological warfare agents / Kai Kehe and Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Dental restorative materials / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Animal poisons (zootoxins) / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Plant poisons (phytotoxins) / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Fungal poisons (mycotoxins) / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Bacterial toxins / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Radiation / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Noise / Franz-Xaver Reichl -- Recommendations for further reading
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011
Reichl, Franz-Xaver
Ritter, Leonard, author

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