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Poisoning: Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments.

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5th edition. Edited by Arena J. M., Drew R. H.. . Charles C. Thomas; ; Springfield, Illinois: ; 1986.. 1128 pages. $108.75.

Ann Intern Med. 1988;108(3):502. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-108-3-502_10
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Opens with general principles guiding clinical assessment, treatment, poison indentification, selection of equipment. Detailed discussions of insecticides, pesticides, industrial chemicals, occupational hazards, drugs, detergents, cosmetic and toilet articles, poisoning from animals and plants, and other hazardous materials. Closes with a section on public education that includes telephone numbers for poison control centers and manufacturers' emergency information. Appendix A tabulates teratogenicities; Appendix B tabulates slang names for abused substances. Detailed index.


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