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Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, 4th Edition

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32019
Editors:
Curtis D. Klaasen and John B. Watkins III
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A trusted, concise, resource for the basics of toxicology and a solid study tool. Fully revised and updated since the previous 2015 edition, this title covers essential principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents--from pesticides to radiation.

The book is organized into seven units:

    • ·General Principles of Toxicology
    • ·Disposition of Toxicants
    • ·Non-organ-directed Toxicity
    • ·Target Organ Toxicity
    • ·Toxic Agents
    • ·Environmental Toxicology
    • ·Application of Toxicology
Table of Contents
 
UNIT 1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY
    • The Evolving Journey of Toxicology: A Historical Glimpse
    • Principles of Toxicology
    • Mechanisms of Toxicity
    • Risk Assessment
UNIT 2. DISPOSITION OF TOXICANTS
    • Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants
    • Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
    • Toxicokinetics
UNIT 3. NON-ORGAN-DIRECTED TOXICITY
    • Chemical Carcinogenesis
    • Genetic Toxicology
    • Developmental Toxicology
UNIT 4. TARGET ORGAN TOXICITY
    • Toxic Responses of the Blood
    • Toxic Responses of the Immune System
    • Toxic Responses of the Liver
    • Toxic Responses of the Kidney
    • Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System
    • Toxic Responses of the Nervous System
    • Toxic Responses of the Cornea, Retina and Central Visual System
    • Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular System
    • Toxic Responses of the Skin
    • Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System
    • Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System
UNIT 5. TOXIC AGENTS
    • Toxic Effects of Pesticides
    • Toxic Effects of Metals
    • Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors
    • Toxic Effects of Radiation and Radioactive Materials
    • Toxic Effects of Plants and Animals
    • Food Toxicology: Fundamental and Regulatory Aspects
    • Toxic Effects of Calories
    • Nanoparticle Toxicology
UNIT 6. ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
    • Ecotoxicology
    • Air Pollution
UNIT 7. APPLICATIONS OF TOXICOLOGY
    • Analytical and Forensic Toxicology
    • Clinical Toxicology
    • Occupational Toxicology
Publication Date 2021
Format Softcover, 628 pages
Product Code 32019