Principles and practice of toxicology in public health / Ira Richards, Marie Bourgeois.
Contributor(s): Bourgeois, MarieMaterial type: TextPublisher: Burlington : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c.2014Edition: 2nd edDescription: xv, 522 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781449645267 (pbk.)Subject(s): Toxicology | Pharmacy July2015 October2015DDC classification: 615.902
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Index : p. 497-522.
Glossary : p. 453-495.
Includes bibliographical references.
Toxicology and its roots as a science -- Chemical properties and information resources on hazardous chemicals -- Toxicity and the factors that modify toxic responses -- Biological poisons : plant and animal toxins -- Environmental pollutants and their fate -- Dose and response -- Absorption of toxicants and models of disposition -- Distribution, storage, and elimination of toxicants -- Biotransformation -- Chemical-induced mutagenesis -- Chemicals and cancer -- Role of the immune system -- Skin -- The liver and kidneys -- The cardiovascular system -- The respiratory system -- The nervous system -- The endocrine system -- The practice of toxicology -- Regulatory considerations -- Toxicity testing -- Uses and limitations of product labeling for public safety -- Toxicology principles in the management of acute poisonings -- Risk assessment and the perception of risk -- Making informed decisions.