Management of Common Poisons
editore: Narosa Publishing House
Poisoning is recognized as an important health problem in developed countries and is ill defined in numerous developing nations. To reduce morbidity and mortality from poisoning adequate information on various agents would help in prevention and management. This helpful volume provides of management guidelines for treating poisoning cases with updated toxicological information on commonly encountered drugs, pesticides, house hold products, industrial chemicals, environmental toxins, heavy metals and an array of miscellaneous agents with a comprehensive approach to diagnosis, toxic range and toxic mechanism of the agents. Clinical features, prehospital and hospital management, details of various therapeutic drugs and antidotes illustrated.