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Principles and practice of toxicology in public health / Ira Richards, Marie Bourgeois.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Burlington : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c.2014.Edition: 2nd edDescription: xv, 522 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781449645267 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 615.902 22 RIC
Contents:
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.
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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.

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