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The logical approach to the toxicology of any series of chemical compounds begins with a description of their chemical and physical properties. The present volume follows this format and points out the narcotic properties of the halogenated hydrocarbons in relation to their vapor pressure, indicating at the same time the various possible routes of metabolism and excretion. There is a good correlation between animal data and human exposure; in the latter case, emphasis is placed on industrial exposure and means for its prevention. Of great significance to the physician is the emphasis placed on both liver and kidney damage, showing
The Halogenated Hydrocarbons of Industrial and Toxicological Importance.. Ann Intern Med. ;62:861. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-4-861_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(4):861.
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