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- Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95
Every year throughout the world, individuals’ health is damaged by their exposure to toxic chemicals at work. In most cases these problems will resolve, but many will sustain permanent damage. Whilst any justified claim for compensation requires medical and legal evidence a crucial and often controversial component of this process is the establishment... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95
Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical, physical, or biological agents on people, animals, and the environment. Toxicologists are trained to investigate, interpret, and communicate the nature of those effects. Over the last ten years the subject of toxicology has changed dramatically, moving from a discipline which was once... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 69.99
This book provides practical guidance to emergency personnel and others in the event of having to manage individual or mass chemical casualties as part of their work in a civilian ambulance service or hospital. The text considers the nature and basic science of the hazards faced as well as the practical management of persons exposed to chemicals and... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2013; US$ 260.00
Toxicity testing is used to assess the safety or hazards presented by substances such as industrial chemicals, consumer products, and pharmaceuticals. At present, many methods involve laboratory animals. Alternative procedures, some involving human cell-based technologies, are now being developed which reduce, refine, or replace animal usage and minimize... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 82.00
The most concise and authoritative introduction to the principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the human body ? now in full color A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Casarett & Doull?s Essentials of Toxicology is an easy-to-absorb distillation of the field?s gold-standard text Casarett & Doull?s Toxicology: The... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 41.95
Unique and informative, this reference reviews the scientific knowledge related to the main plant species used to support gastrointestinal health through their stool-promoting and laxative effects. Botanical, chemical, and clinical aspects are considered in addition to pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and safety concerns. Discussing a variety of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons and Cancer, Volume 1: Environment, Chemistry, and Metabolism brings together information from many diverse disciplines in the environmental, chemical, biological, and medical sciences to provide a comprehensive account of the link between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and cancer. This volume consists of 19 chapters... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 29.95
Toxicology in Antiquity is the first in a series of short format works covering key accomplishments, scientists, and events in the broad field of toxicology, including environmental health and chemical safety. This first volume sets the tone for the series and starts at the very beginning, historically speaking, with a look at toxicology in ancient... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2012; US$ 19.95
The human race has invented nearly every toxin imaginable. In our food, there are chemicals that kill pests, make foods ripen faster and grow bigger, and lengthen shelf life. In our clothing, chemicals make fabrics soft, keep them from wrinkling, make them fire retardant and resistant to stains, and keep them from collecting static. In our kitchens... more...