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Main Title Critical care toxicology : diagnosis and management of the critically poisoned patient /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Brent, Jeffrey,
Burkhart, Keith,
Dargan, Paul I.,
Hatten, Benjamin,
Megarbane, Bruno,
Palmer, Robert,
White, Julian,
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 2017
OCLC Number 1023437289
Subjects Toxicological emergencies ; Critical care medicine ; Poisons ; Toxins ; Poisoning--diagnosis ; Antidotes ; Poisoning--therapy ; Toxins, Biological
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RA1224.5.C75 2017 v.1-v.3 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/31/2024
Edition Second edition.
Collation xliii, 3058 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
General management of the critically poisoned patient -- Toxic syndromes -- Medication safety in the intensive care unit -- Medications : cardiovascular -- Medications : decongestant/antihistaminergic/bronchodilatory -- Medications : psychotropic -- Medications : anticonvulsant -- Medications : neuromuscular -- Medications : analgesic/anti-inflammatory -- Medications : antimicrobial -- Medications : hematologic -- Medications : miscellaneous -- Drugs of abuse -- Chemical agents : metals and realted substances -- Chemical agents : solvents, glycols, and alcohols -- Chemical agents : pesticides -- Chemical agents : gases and vapors -- Chemical agents : caustics and corrosives -- Natural toxins : marine -- Natural toxins : mushrooms -- Natural toxins : plants and herbals -- Natural toxins : scorpions -- Natural toxins : snakes -- Natural toxins : spiders -- Natural toxins : miscellaneous -- Threat agents -- Antidotes. Building on the previous edition with contributions from internationally renowned experts this book provides a fully comprehensive resource for managing the post emergency/treatment stage of acute poisoning. Chapters incorporate evidence-based paradigms with up-to-date citations from the original medical literature. Topic areas covered include: diagnosis and management of the critically poisoned patient, including pediatric patients and poisoning in pregnancy; toxic syndromes including hepatotoxic and pulmonary syndromes as well as poisonings from medications, drugs of abuse, chemical and biological agents. This book is an essential resource for Clinical Toxicologists, Intensivists and Emergency Medicine specialists in training and in practice.