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NCJ Number: NCJ 242469     Find in a Library
Title: Clinical Toxicology Laboratory: Contemporary Practice of Poisoning Evaluation, 2nd Edition
  Editor(s): Tai C. Kwong ; Barbarajean Magnani ; Thomas G. Rosano ; Leslie M. Shaw
Date Published: 2013
Page Count: 542
  Annotation: This book, The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory: Contemporary Practice of Poisoning Evaluation, Second Edition contains 30 papers dealing with advances in the care of the poisoned patient.
Abstract: The book contains 30 articles written by experts in the fields of laboratory medicine, emergency medicine, and toxicology that cover recent advances and state-of-the-art information in the care of the poisoned patient. The articles cover major topics that include the epidemiology of poisoning and substance abuse, including prescription drug abuse; pharmacokinetic and toxicokinetic behavior of the most prevalent drugs of abuse, medications, and environmental poisons; clinical manifestations of poisons and approaches to diagnoses; critical appraisal of laboratory and point-of-care testing methods, sample types, and tests for sample adulteration; laboratory support of opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain; biological monitoring of chemical exposures; pharmacogenetic principles and toxicity risk assessment; principles and applications of advanced analytical techniques; and an assessment of the provision of a revised clinical toxicology laboratory service. The textbook is intended for use by clinical chemists; clinical pathologists; clinical laboratory directors, managers, supervisors, and technologists; pharmacists; poison control center specialists; and medical students, residents, and fellows. Index
Main Term(s): Poisons and poison analysis
Index Term(s): Drug abuse ; Drug treatment programs ; Drug treatment ; Medical research ; Victim medical assistance ; Medical evaluation ; Hospitals
Publication Number: ISBN 978-1-59425-154-2
Sale Source: American Association for Clinical Chemistry Inc. (AACC)
1850 K. Street, NW, Suite 625
Washington, DC 20006
United States of America
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Type: Instructional Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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