This is the leading manual on the diagnosis and treatment of poisoning and drug overdose, including chemical and occupational exposures.
Univ. of California, San Francisco. Quick-reference pocket manual for practitioners in emergency settings. Outline format and thumb tabbed. Previous edition: c1994. Wire-spiral binding.
Key Benefit: This is the leading manual on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of poisonings and drug overdoses, including chemical and occupational exposures. The manual is designed in outline format, making it perfect for quick reference. Key Topics: The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 focuses on diagnosis. Section 2 provides information on approximately 150 common poisons. Section 3 describes the use and side effects of common antidotes. Section 4 describes focuses on occupational illnesses and the management of industrial problems. Market: Emergency physicians, family physicians, pediatricians, residents, medical students, nurses, nursing students, paramedics, pharmacy students, forensic toxicologists.
About the Author
Kent R. Olson, MD, FACEP (California Poison Control Center; University of California, San Francisco Division, San Francisco)