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Toxicology of Cyanides and Cyanogens : Experimental, Applied and Clinical Aspects (Hardcover)

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The basic and applied toxicology of cyanides and cyanogens has widespread commercial, occupational, environmental, clinical, forensic, military, and public health implications. Toxicology of Cyanides and Cyanogens: Experimental, Applied, and Clinical Aspects provides a detailed and updated reference describing the properties, uses, toxicology, clinical recognition, diagnosis and medical management, and countermeasures for this important group of compounds.

This comprehensive up-to-date reference will serve as a compendium of information on cyanide and cyanide-related compounds.

Reviews all aspects of cyanide toxicology and gives detailed accounts of its effects on different organ systems.

Describes the biochemical basis and mechanisms of cyanide poisoning and the development of new antidotes and analytical procedures.

Covers accidental cyanide poisoning, both at work and in the home, as well as deliberate use of cyanides in warfare, murder, and suicide.

Describes cyanogens, their sources, mode of action, and treatments in addition to a detailed compendium of the major naturally occurring cyanogens.

Edited by a world-renowned team of experts in academia, defense and industry. This book is an invaluable reference for professionals; researchers and students in environmental, medical, and forensic toxicology; risk management; chemical warfare and defense.
Number of Pages: 347
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Neuroscience
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: December 7, 2015
TCIN: 50339820
UPC: 9781119978534
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-1187
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