When every moment counts, count on Poisoning & Drug Overdose 7th edition (PDF). A Doody’s Core Title for 2019!
Designed for speed of use during toxicologic emergencies, this instant-answer guide delivers critical information on the effective treatment and diagnosis of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. Enhanced by extensive cross-referencing, detailed charts and tables, and a comprehensive index, the 7th Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect newly released drugs and the latest information on existing drugs.
Poisoning & Drug Overdose Seventh Edition is divided into 4 sections:
Section 1 leads you through initial emergency management, including treatment of coma, hypotension, and other common complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and methods of decontamination and enhanced eliminations of poisons
Section 2 provides detailed information on hundreds of common drugs and poisons
Section 3 describes the use and side effects of more than 80 antidotes and therapeutic drugs
Section 4 covers the medical management of chemical spills and occupational chemical exposures, and includes a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals
Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 7e, should be within reach of every emergency physician, medical toxicologist, and poison control staff member.
“Poisoning & Drug Overdose 7th edition belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” — Academic Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition)
“…a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.” — Annals of Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition)