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    edited by Franz-Xaver Reichl, MD, Professor, Department of Operative/Restorative Dentistry, ... Show More Periodontology, and Pedodontics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, Leonard Ritter, MD, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ; with contributions by Jochen Benecke [and thirteen others].
    This book serves as a hands-on guide to various poison treatments and offers supplemental public health information. Each two-page unit features concise text on the left complemented by full-color illustrations on the opposing page. The expert author distinguishes harmful toxic substances and catalogues their specific effects on the human body, plants, animals, and the surrounding environment. The handbook also addresses other topics, including biological warfare, modern toxicological methods, and threshold values. Features include: succinct, user-friendly organization so readers can navigate the content with ease; over 600 detailed images and diagrams arranged on 150 full-color plates illustrate exposures and toxicological effects on humans, plants, and animals; well-researched, objective risk analysis on toxic exposures accompanied by relevant images; extensive glossary of key toxicological terms that provide readers with the accurate information they need to avoid dangerous confusion.