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cover image - The Toxicology Handbook,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780729544368
Publication Date: 08-27-2022
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $79.99

The Toxicology Handbook, 4th Edition

by Jason Armstrong, MD FACEM and Ovidiu Pascu, MD FACEM

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cover image - The Toxicology Handbook,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780729544368
Publication Date: 08-27-2022
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Concisely written – helps the student, trainee, and clinician to find information quickly and easily
    • A simple, easily remembered and elegant framework (R RSI DEAD) forming the basis of care for all toxicology patients
    • Fully revised content, streamlined to be more user-friendly
    • Evidence based and up to date – supports appropriate decision making
    • Helps resolve common treatment dilemmas, including for digoxin and lithium poisoning, corrosive ingestions and management of envenomings
    • Written and edited by experts in the field of toxicology
    • An eBook included in all print purchases
    • Expanded information on agents that are seen with increasing frequency in poisoned patients, including lamotrigine and pregabalin
    • Updated detail on the management of agents including direct oral anticoagulants, digoxin, desvenlafaxine and corrosives
    • Updated and standardised treatment recommendations for dysrhythmias, particularly resulting from drug-induced conduction abnormalities (QRS and QT prolongation)
    • Simplified and standardised approaches to management (particularly cardiovascular toxicity from a variety of agents)
  • CHAPTER 1 APPROACH TO THE POISONED PATIENT 1.1 Overview 1.2 Resuscitation 1.3 Risk assessment 1.4 Supportive care and monitoring 1.5 Investigations 1.6 Gastrointestinal decontamination 1.7 Enhanced elimination 1.8 Antidotes 1.9 Description

    CHAPTER 2 SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS 2.1 Coma 2.2 Hypotension 2.3 Seizures 2.4 Approach to delirium 2.5 Serotonin toxicity 2.6 Anticholinergic toxicity 2.7 Cholinergic toxicity 2.8 Neuroleptic malignant syndrome 2.9 Alcohol use disorder 2.10 Amphetamine use disorder  2.11 Opioid use disorder 2.12 Sedative-hypnotic use disorder 2.13 Solvent abuse 2.14 Body packers and stuffers 2.15 Osmolar gap 2.16 Acid–base disorders 2.17 The 12-lead ECG in toxicology 2.18 Approach to mushroom poisoning 2.19 Approach to plant poisoning 2.20 Poisoning during pregnancy and lactation 2.21 Poisoning in children 2.22 Poisoning in the elderly

    CHAPTER 3 SPECIFIC TOXINS 3.1 Alcohol: Ethanol 3.2 Alcohol: Ethylene glycol 3.3 Alcohol: Isopropanol (isopropyl alcohol) 3.4 Alcohol: Methanol (methyl alcohol) 3.5 Alcohol: Other toxic alcohols 3.6 Amisulpride 3.7 Amphetamines and amphetamine-like substances 3.8 Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) 3.9 Anticoagulant rodenticides 3.10 Anticonvulsants: Newer agents 3.11 Antihistamines (non-sedating) 3.12 Antihistamines (sedating) 3.13 Arsenic 3.14 Baclofen 3.15 Barbiturates 3.16 Benzodiazepines 3.17 Benztropine 3.18 Beta-blockers 3.19 Bupropion 3.20 Button batteries 3.21 Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) 3.22 Cannabinoids and synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) 3.23 Carbamazepine 3.24 Carbon monoxide 3.25 Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine 3.26 Chloral hydrate 3.27 Clonidine and other central ?2-adrenergic agonists 3.28 Clozapine 3.29 Cocaine 3.30 Colchicine 3.31 Corrosives 3.32 Cyanide 3.33 Digoxin: Acute overdose 3.34 Digoxin: Chronic poisoning 3.35 Diphenoxylate–atropine 3.36 Direct oral anticoagulants 3.37 Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) 3.38 Glyphosate 3.39 Hydrocarbons 3.40 Hydrofluoric acid 3.41 Hydrogen peroxide 3.42 Insulin 3.43 Iron 3.44 Isoniazid 3.45 Lamotrigine 3.46 Lead 3.47 Lithium: Acute overdose 3.48 Lithium: Chronic poisoning 3.49 Local anaesthetic agents 3.50 Mercury 3.51 Metformin 3.52 Methotrexate 3.53 Mirtazapine 3.54 Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) 3.55 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) 3.56 Olanzapine 3.57 Opioids 3.58 Organochlorines 3.59 Organophosphorus agents (organophosphates and carbamates) 3.60 Paracetamol: Immediate-release preparations (acute overdose) 3.61 Paracetamol: Modified-release formulations 3.62 Paracetamol: Repeated supratherapeutic ingestion 3.63 Paraquat 3.64 Phenothiazines and butyrophenones (antipsychotic agents) 3.65 Phenytoin 3.66 Potassium chloride 3.67 Pregabalin 3.68 Quetiapine 3.69 Quinine 3.70 Risperidone 3.71 Salicylates 3.72 Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) 3.73 Strychnine 3.74 Sulfonylureas 3.75 Theophylline 3.76 Thyroxine 3.77 Tramadol and tapentadol 3.78 Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) 3.79 Valproic acid (sodium valproate) 3.80 Venlafaxine and desvenlafaxine 3.81 Warfarin

    CHAPTER 4 ANTIDOTES 4.1 Atropine 4.2 Calcium 4.3 Cyproheptadine 4.4 Desferrioxamine 4.5 Digoxin immune fab 4.6 Dimercaprol 4.7 DMSA (succimer) and DMPS (unithiol) 4.8 Ethanol 4.9 Flumazenil 4.10 Folinic acid 4.11 Fomepizole 4.12 Glucose 4.13 Hydroxocobalamin 4.14 Insulin (high-dose) 4.15 Intravenous lipid emulsion 4.16 Methylene blue 4.17 N-acetylcysteine 4.18 Naloxone 4.19 Octreotide 4.20 Penicillamine 4.21 Physostigmine 4.22 Pralidoxime 4.23 Pyridoxine 4.24 Sodium bicarbonate 4.25 Sodium calcium edetate 4.26 Sodium thiosulfate 4.27 Vitamin K

    CHAPTER 5 ENVENOMINGS 5.1 Approach to snakebite 5.2 Black snake 5.3 Brown snake  5.4 Death adder 5.5 Tiger snake group 5.6 Taipan 5.7 Sea snakes 5.8 Australian scorpions 5.9 Bluebottle jellyfish (Physalia species) 5.10 Stonefish 5.11 Box jellyfish 5.12 Irukandji syndrome 5.13 Blue-ringed octopus 5.14 Redback spider 5.15 Funnel-web (big black) spider 5.16 White-tailed spider 5.17 Ticks

    CHAPTER 6 ANTIVENOMS 6.1 Black Snake Antivenom 6.2 Brown Snake Antivenom 6.3 Death Adder Antivenom 6.4 Tiger Snake Antivenom 6.5 Taipan Antivenom 6.6 Sea Snake Antivenom 6.7 Polyvalent Snake Antivenom 6.8 Stonefish Antivenom 6.9 Box Jellyfish Antivenom 6.10 Redback Spider Antivenom 6.11 Funnel-Web Spider Antivenom 6.12 Allergic Reactions to Antivenom

  • Jason Armstrong, MD FACEM and Ovidiu Pascu, MD FACEM, Consultant Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA Poisons Information Centre; Clinical Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
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