Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection is ideal as both a course book for students and a handbook for field professionals involved in responding to chemical incidents and local environmental concerns.
Produced by Health Protection England, it offers a comprehensive and structured approach to dealing with toxicological problems worldwide. The text covers both the basics of toxicology and its application to issues of topical concern such as contaminated land, food additives, and water and air pollution.
Each chapter is written by an expert in the field, making Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection essential reading for all professionals in environmental public health, including: health protection consultants, specialists and trainees; public health practitioners; environmental health practitioners; environmental scientists; and staff of the emergency services, the water and waste industries, and other industrial and regulatory bodies.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 556 g
Dimensions: 245 x 169 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
There has been a demand for a book like this for a long time. While older and more extensive treatments of toxicology for health professionals satisfy those who are headed for the toxicology profession, there's been little for everybody else. This book appears to have been carefully authored and scrupulously edited. Its visuals are quite outstanding, while it takes pains to examine very difficult topics such as how best to provide life support in contaminated areas.
I give it a thumbs up! * Doody's Notes, Feb 2013 *
he style and layout make the book easy to dip into for individual chapters I would recommend it as a first text for those starting out in occupational medicine and as an easy read for those wanting to refresh their toxicology. * Occupational Medicine *