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Pediatric Toxicology



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Elsevier Science Health Science
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This is the edition with a publication date of 6/6/2016.
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Requisites of Pediatric Toxicology is written for an audience of paediatricians, family practitioners, nurse practioners, students, and emergency physicians who want a resource for taking care of children with poison exposures. This book will contain hard to find information on: a) minimal toxic doses in children, b) minimal life threatening doses in children, c) important clinical differences between children and adults in terms of metabolism or clinical effects, d) antidote administration in children.

Table of Contents

Principles of Pediatric Toxicology
Overview of Childhood Poisoning
Poison Control Centers and Pediatrics
A brief history of PCCs
History of pediatricians in poison control
Epidemiology of Pediatric Poisoning and Adolescent
Substance Abuse Prevention of Childhood Poisoning
Anticipatory guidance in the office
Effects of legislation, child-proof caps, and "Mr. Yuk" etc.
CPSC, medwatch, etc.
Pediatric Drug
Metabolism including drug-drug interactions
Diagnosis of Pediatric Poisoning
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