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Principles and practice of toxicology in public health

Principles and practice of toxicology in public health

Author: Ira Steven Richards
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Steven Richards
ISBN: 9780763738235 0763738239
OCLC Number: 475371731
Notes: Contents Preface SECTION I. INTRODUCTION 1. Toxicology and its Roots as a Science 2. Chemical Properties and Information Resources 3. Toxicity and the Factors that Modify Toxic Responses 4. Biological Poisons: Plant and Animal Toxins 5. Environmental Pollutants and their Fate SECTION II. TOXICOLOGY PRINCIPLES Dose and Response 6. Absorption of Toxicants and Models of Disposition 7. Distribution, Storage and Elimination of Toxicants 8. Biotransformation 9. Chemical-Induced Mutagenesis 10. Chemicals and Cancer SECTION III. SYSTEMIC TOXICITY 11. Immune 12. Skin 13. Liver and Kidneys 14. Cardiovascular and Blood 15. Respiratory 16. Nervous SECTION IV. TOXICOLOGY PRACTICE 17. The Practice of Toxicology 18. Regulatory Considerations 19. Toxicity Testing 20. Product Labeling for Public Safety 21. Toxicology Principles in Managing Acute Poisonings 22. Risk Assessment and the Perception of Risk 23. Making Informed Decisions Glossary
Description: ix, 464 s. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Ira S. Richards


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