Book review of "Toxicology handbook" by L. Murray, F. Daly, M. Little and M. Cadogan, Churchill Livingstone, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Leggat, Peter A. (2011) Book review of "Toxicology handbook" by L. Murray, F. Daly, M. Little and M. Cadogan, Churchill Livingstone, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 9 (5). pp. 221-222.

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Abstract

[Extract] The Hazardous Substance Data Bank of the National Library of Medicine in the United States contains information on more than 5000 hazardous chemicals. In Australia alone, there were over 799 deaths due to accidental poisoning in 2009. Clinicians are confronted with a formidable task in evaluating and resuscitating poisoned patients daily, sometimes under life-threatening circumstances. The availability today of a number of toxicology reference publications has assisted greatly; including a book published by Australian physicians. The Toxicology Handbook, now in its 2nd edition, is establishing itself as one of the leading reference manuals in the field of toxicology.

Item ID: 21381
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
ISSN: 1873-0442
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2012 05:37
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920412 Preventive Medicine @ 100%
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