By A. Wallace Hayes, Claire L. Kruger
Hayes’ ideas and techniques of Toxicology has lengthy been confirmed as a competent connection with the recommendations, methodologies, and tests essential to toxicology. the recent 6th variation has been revised and up-to-date whereas preserving a similar excessive criteria that experience made this quantity a benchmark source within the box. With new authors and new chapters that tackle the advances and advancements because the 5th variation, the booklet offers every little thing toxicologists and scholars want to know to appreciate dangers and mechanisms of toxicity, permitting them to raised determine risk.
The booklet starts with the 4 uncomplicated ideas of toxicology—dose concerns, humans fluctuate, every thing transforms, and timing is essential. The members talk about numerous brokers of toxicity, together with foodborne, solvents, crop security chemical compounds, radiation, and plant and animal pollutants. They research a variety of equipment for outlining and measuring toxicity in a bunch of components, together with genetics, carcinogenicity, toxicity in significant physique structures, and the surroundings. This re-creation includes an increased thesaurus reflecting major alterations within the field.
New subject matters during this variation include:
- The significance of dose–response
- Systems toxicology
- Food safety
- The humane use and care of animals
The entire assurance and transparent writing type make this quantity a useful textual content for college kids and a one-stop reference for pros. Readers have complimentary entry to an internet model of the broadcast book.
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Extra resources for Hayes' Principles and Methods of Toxicology
Nero organized a school of poisoning where she could tutor others and conduct experiments to determine how to poison and defend the Emperor against poison. Locusta became one of the first to systematically investigate the use of poisons with state sponsorship. Reports of poisoning continued during the reign of subsequent emperors during the first century AD, and poisoning almost became a status symbol with the moral decay of Rome. Mass poisonings were recorded. Suicide by poisoning was not uncommon, but Pliny the Elder defended euthanasia by poison in the elderly when so desired.
Locusta became one of the first to systematically investigate the use of poisons with state sponsorship. Reports of poisoning continued during the reign of subsequent emperors during the first century AD, and poisoning almost became a status symbol with the moral decay of Rome. Mass poisonings were recorded. Suicide by poisoning was not uncommon, but Pliny the Elder defended euthanasia by poison in the elderly when so desired. During the second century AD when tensions and fear of the previous two centuries gave way to peace and prosperity, very few deaths by poisoning were recorded.
It contains 110 columns of hieratic (priestly) script (equivalent to about 110 pages). It reveals many customs, practices, and traditions of Egyptian doctors and describes over 800 recipes, many containing recognizable poisons such as hemlock, aconite, opium, and some of the heavy metals. The formulas also contain over 700 drugs (medicinal substances), specific indications, and dosages, together with appropriate spells and/or incantations. Forty-seven case histories are presented. Modes of administration include snuffs, inhalations, gargles, pills, troches, suppositories, enemas, fumigations, lotions, ointments, and plasters.
Hayes' Principles and Methods of Toxicology by A. Wallace Hayes, Claire L. Kruger