The definitive reference on toxicology is now available as a paperback edition. Medical Toxicology: Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Poisoning is written and compiled by two highly regarded specialists in toxicology and medicine. It is now established as the most comprehensive book on the diagnosis and treatment of human poisonings. Toxic substances from thousands of drugs and chemical products are extensively presented. You'll find the toxic dosage, pharmacokinetics and pathophysiology for each substance, as well as detailed clinical manifestations, analytical laboratory methods, and treatments for a multitude of different poisonings. This book Presents not only detailed management procedures but also the rationale behing their applications. This practical volume also features an extensive index and up-to-date bibliographies that allow you easy cross-referencing. With over 1,500 pages, 8,000 references and nearly 700 tables and figures, Medical Toxicology is the most comprehensive reference of its kind. Medical Toxicology is divided into five major sections: general approach to the poisoned patient, therapeutic drugs, drugs of abuse, chemical products, and natural toxins.