Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Eighth Edition

Curtis Klaassen, PhD

Price: $160.00

Now in full color, this all-in-one overview of the biomedical and environmental aspects of toxicology has been thoroughly updated and revised in the eighth edition. Offers a comprehensive review of the basic components of toxicology, including general principles, modes of action, and chemical-specific toxicity. See also item 32004, Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology Third Edition, item number 32010.

New to eighth edition:
  • Full color design to illustrate more clearly the basic components of toxicology featured throughout the text
  • Expanded tables, illustrations, and other visuals have been updated with state-of-the-art standards to make this edition more current and relevant
  • DVD with image bank features all tables and illustrations from the text in presentation-ready format
  • Includes New Chapters on "Toxic Effects of Calories" and "Toxic Effects of Nanoparticles"
Table of Contents
    UNIT I - General Principles of Toxicology
  1. History and Scope of Toxicology
  2. Principles of Toxicology
  3. Mechanisms of Toxicology
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. UNIT II - Disposition of Toxicants
  6. Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants
  7. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
  8. Toxicokinetics
  9. UNIT III - Non-Organ Directed Toxicity
  10. Chemical Carcinogenesis
  11. Genetic Toxicology
  12. Developmental Toxicology
  13. UNIT IV - Target Organ Toxicity
  14. Blood
  15. Immune System
  16. Liver
  17. Kidney
  18. Respiratory System
  19. Nervous System
  20. Ocular and Visual System
  21. Heart and Vascular System
  22. Skin
  23. Reproductive System
  24. Endocrine System
  25. UNIT V - Toxic Agents
  26. Pesticides
  27. Metals
  28. Solvents and Vapors
  29. Radiation and Radioactive Materials
  30. Plants and Animals
  31. Calories
  32. UNIT VI - Environmental Toxicology
  33. Nanotoxicology
  34. Air Pollution
  35. UNIT VII - Applications of Toxicology
  36. Ecotoxicology
  37. Food Toxicology
  38. Analytical and Forensic Toxicology
  39. Clinical Toxicology
  40. Occupational Toxicology
  41. Regulatory Toxicology
  42. Index
Publication Date 2013
Format Hardcover, 1454 pages
Product Code 32004
Price: $160.00
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