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Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals

Edited By: Gunnar Nordberg, Bruce A Fowler, Monica Nordberg and Lars Friberg

992 pages, Illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Jul 2007 | Edition: 3 | #168022 | ISBN-13: 9780123694133
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Handbook of the Toxicology of Metals is the standard reference work for physicians, toxicologists and engineers in the field of environmental and occupational health. This new edition is a comprehensive review of the effects on biological systems from metallic elements and their compounds. An entirely new structure and illustrations represent the vast array of advancements made since the last edition. Special emphasis has been placed on the toxic effects in humans with chapters on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of metal poisoning. This up-to-date reference provides easy access to a broad range of basic toxicological data and also gives a general introduction to the toxicology of metallic compounds.

The handbook is a weighty collection of 47 essays in the fields of toxicology and ecology of metals, reflecting a wide range of specialist knowledge from authors of several parts of theworld. It promotes awareness of health threats of the general public as well as of professionals in various occupations, constituting a valuable reference source for physicians, toxicologists, scientists in several areas, legislators and managers of environmental and occupational safety organizations. The scope of the handbook is wide and multidisciplinary, integrating human and environmental ecology. It is desireable that the handbook will find its way to many bookshelves at hospitals, industrial and governmental libraries and several research institutes in every part of the world. -SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT

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