Concise, "at the bedside" guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field
This practical and portable bedside manual is condensed for instant application from the masterwork regarded for a quarter of a century as the "gold standard" reference in the field of emergency toxicology: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies.
You will find trusted information on the scientific principles that explain how toxins affect vital signs, neurotransmitters, metabolic processes, and organs and systems throughout the body.
Covers the full range of toxinsIncludes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxinsSystematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxinProvides "Antidotes in Brief"--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications
Authoritative answers--at your fingertipsHow to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient What techniques effectively eliminate toxins Which imaging modalities yield the best resultsMore
McGraw-Hill Education; April 2007
- ISBN: 9780071509572
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Goldfrank's Manual of Toxicologic Emergencies
- Author: Robert S. Hoffman; Lewis S. Nelson; Mary Ann Howland; Neal A Lewin; Neal E. Flomenbaum; Lewis R. Goldfrank
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
About The Author
Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FAACT, CACMT; Director, New York City Poison Center; Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center at New York University Medical Center; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine & Medicine (Clinical Pharmacology), New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York