Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, Third Edition

Curtis Klaassen, PhD and John Watkins, III, PhD

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Provides a comprehensive basic overview of the science of toxicology, including important concepts from anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry to facilitate the understanding of the principles and mechanisms of toxicant action on specific organ systems. Presented in full color, each chapter features a summary of key points at the beginning and review questions at the end. The book is divided into seven sections: General Principles of Toxicology; Disposition of Toxicants; Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity; Target Organ Toxicity; Toxic Agents; Environmental Toxicology; Applications of Toxicology. See also item 32004, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, 8th Edition.

Table of Contents
  1. History and Scope of Toxicology
  2. Principles of Toxicology
  3. Mechanisms of Toxicity
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants
  6. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
  7. Toxicokinetics
  8. Chemical Carcinogenesis
  9. Genetic Toxicology
  10. Developmental Toxicology
  11. Toxic Responses of the Blood
  12. Toxic Responses of the Immune System
  13. Toxic Responses of the Liver
  14. Toxic Responses of the Kidney
  15. Toxic Responses of the Respiratory System
  16. Toxic Responses of the Nervous System
  17. Toxic Responses of the Ocular and Visual System
  18. Toxic Responses of the Heart and Vascular System
  19. Toxic Responses of the Skin
  20. Toxic Responses of the Reproductive System
  21. Toxic Responses of the Endocrine System
  22. Toxic Effects of Pesticides
  23. Toxic Effects of Metals
  24. Toxic Effects of Solvents and Vapors
  25. Toxic Effects of Radiation
  26. Toxic Effects of Terrestrial Animal
  27. Toxic Effects of Plants, Fungi, and Algae
  28. Air Pollution
  29. Ecotoxicology
  30. Food Toxicology
  31. Analytic/Forensic Toxicology
  32. Clinical Toxicology
  33. Occupational Toxicology
Publication Date 2015
Format Softcover, 544 pages
Product Code 32010
Curtis Klaassen PhD is Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center
John Watkins III PhD is Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Medical Sciences Program
Price: $80.00