Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, Fourth Edition

Curtis D. Klaasen and John B. Watkins III, Editors

Price: $89.00

A trusted, concise, resource for the basics of toxicology and a solid study tool. Fully revised and updated since the previous 2015 edition, this title covers essential principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents--from pesticides to radiation.

The book is organized into seven units:

  • ·General Principles of Toxicology
  • ·Disposition of Toxicants
  • ·Non-organ-directed Toxicity
  • ·Target Organ Toxicity
  • ·Toxic Agents
  • ·Environmental Toxicology
  • ·Application of Toxicology

Table of Contents
    UNIT 1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY
  1. The Evolving Journey of Toxicology: A Historical Glimpse
  2. Principles of Toxicology
  3. Mechanisms of Toxicity
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. UNIT 2. DISPOSITION OF TOXICANTS
  6. Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants
  7. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
  8. Toxicokinetics
  9. UNIT 3. NON-ORGAN-DIRECTED TOXICITY
  10. Chemical Carcinogenesis
  11. Genetic Toxicology
  12. Developmental Toxicology
  13. UNIT 4. TARGET ORGAN TOXICITY
  14. Toxic Responses of the Blood
  15. Toxic Responses of the Immune System
  16. Toxic Responses of the Liver
  17. Toxic Responses of the Kidney
  18. Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System
  19. Toxic Responses of the Nervous System
  20. Toxic Responses of the Cornea, Retina and Central Visual System
  21. Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular System
  22. Toxic Responses of the Skin
  23. Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System
  24. Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System
  25. UNIT 5. TOXIC AGENTS
  26. Toxic Effects of Pesticides
  27. Toxic Effects of Metals
  28. Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors
  29. Toxic Effects of Radiation and Radioactive Materials
  30. Toxic Effects of Plants and Animals
  31. Food Toxicology: Fundamental and Regulatory Aspects
  32. Toxic Effects of Calories
  33. Nanoparticle Toxicology
  34. UNIT 6. ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
  35. Ecotoxicology
  36. Air Pollution
  37. UNIT 7. APPLICATIONS OF TOXICOLOGY
  38. Analytical and Forensic Toxicology
  39. Clinical Toxicology
  40. Occupational Toxicology
Publication Date 2021
Format Softcover, 628 pages
Product Code 32019
Price: $89.00

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