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The 78 line drawings of toxic plants in this new manual are superb and from them comparison-identifications of plants are easily made. Despite the limited number of plants so portrayed, the choice is excellent and affords good coverage of the plants most commonly involved in poisonings in the United States. Classification of the various toxic plants on a symptom-producing basis is most useful for the physician, for example, plants that are gastroenteric irritants, that produce cardiovascular disturbances, that have nicotine-like action, plants that contain atropine, that act on the nervous system, and cyanogenetic, liver damaging, miscellaneous plants, mushroom poisoning, and
Plant Toxicity and Dermatitis. A Manual for Physicians.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:186. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-1-186_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(1):186.
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