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Main Title Casarett & Doull's essentials of toxicology /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Klaassen, Curtis D.,
Watkins, John B.
Publisher McGraw-Hill Medical,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 899727565
ISBN 9780071847087; 0071847081; 9781259255359; 1259255352
Subjects Toxicology--Textbooks ; Toxicologie ; Poisons--toxicity ; Toxicology--methods
Local Library Info
Library Local Subject Local Note
EKB Do not loan via interlibrary loan
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBR Dsk RA1211.C298 2015 c. 1 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/10/2018 STATUS
EKBR Dsk RA1211.C298 2015 c. 2 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/10/2018
EKBR Dsk RA1211.C298 2015 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/08/2024
ELBM  RA1211.C298 2015 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/08/2024 STATUS
Edition Third edition.
Collation xiii, 524 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Revised edition of: Casarett & Doull's essentials of toxicology / editors, Curtis D. Klaassen, John B. Watkins III. 2nd ed. 2010. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Unit 1: General principles of toxicology. History and scope of toxicology -- Principles of toxicology -- Mechanisms of toxicity -- Risk assessment -- Unit 2: Disposition of toxicants. Absorption, distribution, and excretion of toxicants -- Biotransformation of xenobiotics -- Toxicokinetics -- Unit 3: Nonorgan-directed toxicity. Chemical carcinogenesis -- Genetic toxicology -- Developmental toxicology -- Unit 4: Target organ toxicity. Toxic responses of the blood -- Toxic responses of the immune system -- Toxic responses of the liver -- Toxic responses of the kidney -- Toxic responses of the respiratory system -- Toxic responses of the nervous system -- Toxic responses of the ocular and visual system -- Toxic responses of the heart and vascular system -- Toxic responses of the skin -- Toxic responses of the reproductive system -- Toxic responses of the endocrine system -- Unit 5: Toxic agents. Toxic effects of pesticides -- Toxic effects of metals -- Toxic effects of solvents and vapors -- Toxic effects of radiation -- Toxic effects of terrestrial animal -- Toxic effects of plants, fungi, and algae -- Unit 6: Environmental toxicology. Air pollution -- Ecotoxicology -- Unit 7: Applications of toxicology. Food toxicology -- Analytic/forensic toxicology -- Clinical toxicology -- Occupational toxicology. This book describes the science of toxicology, and includes important concepts from anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry to facilitate the understanding of the principles and mechanisms of toxicant action on specific organ systems. A summary of key points at the beginning and review questions at the end of each chapter help you study, understand, and memorize the material.