1st Edition

Comprehensive Reviews in Toxicology
For Emergency Clinicians




ISBN 9781560326120
Published September 3, 1996 by CRC Press

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Revised and updated, this edition covers general principles of overdose management; the automonic nervous system, neurotransmitters and drugs; drugs used in psychiatry; cardiac drugs; agents that burn; gases and abnormal haemoglobin formation; the

Table of Contents

1. General Management of the Overdosed Patient -- 2. Methods of Preventing Absorption -- 3. Methods of Enhancing Drug Excretion -- 4. The Role of the Laboratory -- 5. Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetics -- 6. Pharmacokinetics and Age Extremes -- 7. Drug Interactions -- II. The Autonomic Nervous System, Neurotransmitters, and Drugs -- 8. The Autonomic Nervous System -- 9. Autonomic Nervous System Drugs -- 10. Antimuscarinic Agents -- 11. Antihistaminic Agents -- 12. a-Adrenergic Agonists -- 13. a-Adrenergic Blocking Agents -- 14. P-Receptor Agonists -- 15. (3-Adrenergic Blocking Agents -- III. Drugs Used in Psychiatry -- 16. Cyclic Antidepressants -- 17. Neuroleptic-Antipsychotic Agents -- 18. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors -- 19. Lithium -- IV. Cardiac Drugs -- 20. Antiarrhythmic Agents -- 21. Digitalis Glycosides -- 22. Calcium Channel Blockers -- V. Corrosive Agents -- 23. Alkalis -- 24. Acids -- 25. Work-Up of Patient with Gastrointestinal Bums -- 26. Bums of the Skin -- 27. Bums of the Eye -- 28. Hydrofluoric Acid -- 29. Alkaline Batteries -- 30. Oxidizing Agents -- VI. Gases and Abnormal Hemoglobin Formation -- 31. Inhalational Injuries -- 32. Carbon Monoxide -- 33. Cyanid e -- 34. Sulfide Poisoning -- 35. Drugs and Toxins Causing Methemoglobinemia -- VII. The Alcohols -- 36. Ethyl A lcohol -- 37. Isopropyl Alcohol. -- 38. Ethylene Glycol/M ethanol -- 39. Work-Up of the Patient with an Acid-Base Disorder -- 40. Associated Medical Conditions of the Alcoholic -- VIII. Drugs of Abuse -- 41. Drugs of Abuse: Overview -- 42. Associated Medical Conditions of the Drug User -- 43. Withdrawal from Drugs of Abuse -- 44. N arco tics -- 45. Narcotic Antagonists -- 46. Sedative-Hypnotics -- 47. B arbiturates 463 -- 48. Benzodiazepines -- 49. Nonbarbiturates—Nonbenzodiazepines -- 50. Central Nervous System Stim ulants -- 51. Cocaine -- 52. Phencyclidine -- 53. Volatile Inhalants -- 54. Hallucinogens -- 55. M arijuana. -- IX. Agents for Pain -- 56. Acetaminophen -- 57. Salicylates -- 58. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents -- X. Metals and Antagonists -- 59. Metals -- 60. Heavy Metal Antagonists -- 61. Mercury -- 62.Lead -- 63. Arsenic -- 64. Iron -- 65. Miscellaneous Metals -- XI. Miscellaneous Agents -- 66. Theophylline -- 67. A nticonvulsants -- 68. Isoniazid -- XII. Botanical Agents -- 69. Plants -- 70. Mushrooms -- XIII. Toxins in Food -- 71. Sulfites and Monosodium Glutamate -- 72. Botulism -- 73. Fish -- XIV. Venomous Creatures -- 74. Snakes -- 75. Spiders -- 76. Scorpions -- 77. Bees -- 78 Ants -- XV. Environmental Agents -- 79. Pesticides -- 80. Insecticides -- 81. AChE Inhibitors -- 82.Herbicides -- 83. N icotin -- 84. Strychnine -- 85. Hydrocarbons -- Appendix A: Therapeutic Blood Concentrations of Selected Drugs -- Appendix B: Volumes of Distribution of Selected Drugs -- Appendix C: Street Names of Abused Drugs -- Subject Index.

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Bryson\, Peter D