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Disposition of toxic drugs and chemicals in man, 7th ed.


Disposition of toxic drugs and chemicals in man, 7th ed.

Baselt, Randall C.

Biomedical Publications


1254 pages




Baselt (former director, Chemical Toxicology Institute, Foster City, California) presents essential information on the disposition of chemicals and drugs most frequently encountered in cases of human poisoning. This includes data on body fluid concentrations of substances in normal or therapeutic situations, concentrations in fluids and tissues in instances of toxicity, toxic effects, chemical structures, and brief discussion of analytic procedures for the determination of substances in biological specimens. and the metabolic fate of theses substances in humans. From abacavir to zuclopenthixol, some 600 substances are covered, 139 of which are new to this edition and include animal toxins, antibiotics, antidepressants, antifungal agents, antiviral agents, diuretics, herbal medicines, herbicides, laxatives, solvents, sedative- hypnotics, pesticides, and drugs used to treat Alzheimer's disease. Page count has been kept about the same by reducing type size.

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