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Toxicology. Poisons

  • Toxicants, Health and Regulation since 1945by Nathalie Jas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The number of substances potentially dangerous to our health and environment is constantly increasing. The papers in this volume examine the concurrent rise of pollutants and the regulations designed to police their use. more...

  • Climate Change and Mycotoxinsby Luis M. Botana; María J. Sainz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Climate change greatly affects yield and quality of food crops as a result of changes in rainfall, temperature and concentration of greenhouse gases. This book compiles current evidence on the influence of climate change on mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in food crops pre- and postharvest and during storage of food and animal feed.... more...

  • Ecosystems and Human Healthby Richard B. Philp

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 154.95

    Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition explores the broad range of... more...

  • Controversies in COPDby Antonio Anzueto; Yvonne Heijdra; John R. Hurst

    European Respiratory Society 2015; US$ 75.00

    This ERS Monograph considers where the current controversies in COPD lie, discussing areas such as screening, premature birth, asthma-COPD overlap syndrome, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care. This book will be of great interest to both clinicians and scientists, and aims to stimulate further discussion about this diverse and fascinating... more...

  • Animal Models in Toxicology, Third Editionby Shayne C. Gad

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    Animal Models in Toxicology is a single-source reference for the use of animal models in toxicology. Chapters cover nine species used in toxicology and experimental biology. With contributions from experts in toxicology, toxicological pathology, and species-specific metabolism, each of these chapters provides an excellent introductory "course" along... more...

  • Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Healthby Rebecca Fry

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95

    Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health uses a systems biological perspective to detail the most recent findings that link environmental exposures to human disease, providing an overview of molecular pathways that are essential for cellular survival after exposure to environmental toxicants, recent findings on gene-environment interactions... more...

  • Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concernby Marc Williams; Gunda Reddy; Michael Quinn; Mark S Johnson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a compendium of chemical-specific toxicity information with discussions on the rationale and development of Wildlife Toxicity Reference Values (TRVs) intended for use on terrestrial wildlife for risk assessment applications. Substances covered include military-related chemicals... more...

  • Trust and Incidentsby Katja Beitat

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 79.99

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach to conceptualise interpersonal trust between patients and medical practitioners, Katja Beitat introduces a unique model to describe the dynamics of trust building and deterioration with particular relevance to incidents in health care. Empirical findings from studies in Australia and Germany, the two systems focused... more...

  • Hamilton and Hardy's Industrial Toxicologyby Raymond D. Harbison; Marie M. Bourgeois; Giffe T. Johnson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    Providing a concise, yet comprehensive, reference on all aspects of industrial exposures and toxicants; this book aids toxicologists, industrial hygienists, and occupational physicians to investigate workplace health problems. ? Updates and expands coverage with new chapters covering regulatory toxicology, toxicity testing, physical hazards, high... more...

  • Fundamentals of Radiation and Chemical Safetyby Ilya Obodovskiy

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 190.00

    Fundamentals of Radiation and Chemical Safety covers the effects and mechanisms involved in radiation and chemical exposure on humans. The mechanisms and effects of these damaging factors have many aspects in common, as do their research methodology and the methods used for data processing. In many cases of these types of exposures the same final... more...