Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Richards, Ira S. (Ira Steven), 1948- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Burlington, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xv, 522 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject(s):
Toxicology [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781449645267 (pbk.)
  • 1449645267 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2013008050
OCLC:
828715875
Related name:
RCP:
C - S