Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology
Oxford University Press
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About this title
Oxford Desk Reference Series
- Edited and written by leading experts in toxicology, and containing indispensable expert knowledge for those managing poisoned patients
- Collates all the latest clinical guidance and management advice in one convenient, accessible volume
- The compact format, self-contained topics and reader-friendly style all allow for quick consultation
Overdose and poisoning are among the most frequent acute medical presentations seen in emergency departments and in high dependency and intensive care facilities. The Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology provides an authoritative guide for the management of patients with poisoning. Each chapter includes key clinical features and potential treatment options to help physicians assess the potential severity of the poisoned patient and provide the optimum clinical care.
A reader-friendly layout ensures that information is easy to find and assimilate, and topics are self-contained to aid quick diagnosis. Presented in an easy-to-use double-page-spread format, highly bulleted and concise, the Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology is ideal for quick referral when an acute problem arises.
Contributions from the leading figures in toxicology make this book indispensable for all those involved with the management of poisoned patients, especially trainees and consultants working in emergency medicine, acute medicine, and critical care.
Editors: Nick Bateman, Robert Jefferson, Simon Thomas, John Thompson, and Allister Vale