Modern Medical Toxicology

by VV Pillay

The book Modern Medical Toxicology discusses on medical aspects of toxicology and the toxicity of some important drugs along with their pharmacotherapeutic uses, toxicokinetics, diagnosis, management, and forensic issues. It also covers the practical guidelines in the treatment of poisoning. The book is divided into 12 sections which include general principles, corrosive (caustic) poisons, chemical poisons, organic poisons, neurotoxic poisons, cardiovascular poisons, asphyxiant poisons, hydrocarbons and pesticides, miscellaneous drugs and poisons, food poisons, substance abuse, and analytical toxicology. The fifth edition of “Modern Medical Toxicology” is the culmination of an arduous but rewarding 8-year enterprise. Every chapter has been updated and completely rewritten. The number of original color photographs and drawings have been included for the first time. This book mainly concentrates on important fundamental information on commonly encountered poisons and how they are misused.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Pillay VV Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, Kerala, India
Amrita School of Medicine (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham), Kochi, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789354657986
Speciality Forensic Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18773
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 978
Book Type Professional


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