Haddad and Winchester

Haddad and Winchester's Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose

The fourth edition of Haddad and Winchester's Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose is the most current, authoritative, and concise reference for information related to the clinical management of children and adults whose health has been effected or potentially effected by toxic agents, including drugs, environmental threats, and natural toxins.

Hardbound, 1584 Pages

Published: May 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0693-4


  • General Information
    Part I
    Section A
    Concepts in Medical Toxicology
    1. The History of Toxicology
    2. The Emergency Management of Poisoning
    A. A General Approach, B. Decontamination, C. Principles of Elimination Enhancement, D. Hemodialysis and Hemoperfusion
    3. Laboratory Diagnoses and Drug Screening
    4. Principles of Pharmacology
    5. Drug Interactions
    6. Acid-Base, Fluid, and Electrolyte in Adults
    7. Forensic Toxicology
    A. General Principles, B. Clinical Issues

    Section B
    Effects of Poisoning By Organ System
    8. Cardiovascular Toxicology
    9. Pulmonary Toxicology
    10. Clinical Neurotoxicity
    11. Hepatic Toxicology
    12. Renal Toxicology
    A. Acute Renal Toxicity
    B. Chronic Renal Toxicity
    13. Gastrointestinal Toxicology
    14. Hematologic Consequences of Poisoning
    15. Ocular Toxicology
    16. Endocrine Toxicology

    Section C
    Poisoning in Special Populations
    17. Management Principles of Overdose in Pregnancy
    18. Toxicologic Issues in the Neonate
    19. Toxicologic Issues in the Geriatric Patient
    20. Childhood Poisonings
    A. Prevention of Childhood Poisonings, B. Poisoning in Children with Unique Metabolism

    Part II
    Section A
    Biologic Toxins
    21. Venomous Snakes
    A. North America Crotalinae Envenomation, B. Elapidae: North American and Selected Non-native Species
    22. Venomous Arthropods
    A. Spiders, B. Scorpions and Stinging Insects
    23. Mushrooms
    24. Poisonous Plants
    25. Toxic Marine Life
    26. Botulism and Other Food-borne Toxins

    Section B
    Central Nervous System
    27. Tricyclic and Other Cyclic Antidepressants
    28. Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Other Atypical Antidepressants
    29. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Serotonin Syndrome
    30. Lithium
    31. Ethanol
    32. Methanol, Ethylene Glycol, and Other Toxic Alcohols
    33. Opioids
    34. Sedative Hypnotics
    35. Benzodiazepines
    36. Barbiturates
    37. Muscle Relaxants
    38. Antipsychotic Agents
    39. Anticholinergics and Antihistamines
    40. Anticonvulsants
    41. Marijuana
    42. Cocaine
    43. Dissociative Agents: Phencyclidine, Ketamine, and Dextromethorphan
    44. Amphetamines and Derivatives
    45. Hallucinogens
    46. GHB and Related Compounds

    Section C
    47. Acetaminophen
    48. Salicylates
    49. The Triptans
    50. Colchicine
    51. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

    Section D
    Antimicrobial, Chemotherapeutic, and Immunosuppressive Agents
    52. Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents
    53. Antiviral Agents
    54. Anthelmintics
    55. Isoniazid
    56. Chemotherapeutic Agents and Thalidomide
    A. Chemotherapeutic Agents
    B. Thalidomide
    57. Transplant Agents and Other Immunosuppressives

    Section E
    Cardiovascular, Hematologic, and Endocrine Agents
    58. Digitalis
    59. Calcium Channel Antagonists
    60. â-Adrenergic Blocker Toxicity
    61. Nitroprusside, ACE Inhibitors, and Other Cardiovascular Agents
    62. Clonidine and Related Imidazoline Derivatives
    63. Class IA Antiarrhythmics: Quinidine, Procainamide, and Disopyramide
    64. Diabetic Control Agents
    65. Theophylline and Caffine
    66. Anticoagulants
    67. Thyroid Agent Toxicity

    Section F
    Cams, Nutritionals, and Performance Enhancers
    Herbal Medicine and Miscellaneous Agents
    68. Herbal, Traditional, and Alternative Medicine
    69. The Vitamins
    70. Performance Enhancers

    Section G
    Toxic Metals and Minerals
    71. Mercury: Heavy Metals and Inorganic Agents
    72. Iron
    73. Lead
    74. Arsenic and Arsine
    75. Other Heavy Metals

    Section H
    76. That Organophosphates and Carbamates
    77. Pyrethrins, Repellants and Other Pesticides
    78. Herbicides
    79. Rodenticides
    80. Fumigants
    81. Organochlorine Insecticides

    Section I
    Environmental, Industrial and Household Product Toxicology
    82. Occupational Toxicology
    83. Environmental Toxicology
    84. Pediatric Environmental Health for Toxicologists
    85. Common Perceived but Unproven Toxic Syndromes
    86. Smoke Inhalation
    87. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    88. Cyanide and Related Compounds – Sodium Azide
    89. Isocyanates and Related Compounds
    90. Hydrofluoric Acid and Other Fluorides
    91. Hydrogen Sulfide
    92. Petroleum Distillates and Plant Hydrocarbons
    93. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
    94. Benzene and Related Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    95. Freon and Other Inhalants
    96. Halogens (Bromine, Iodine, and Chlorine Compounds)
    97. Ammonia and Nitrogen Oxides
    98. Corrosives
    99. Baby Powder, Borates, and Camphor
    100. Cosmetics and Toilet Articles
    101. Essential Oils
    102. Soaps, Detergents and Bleaches

    Section J
    Disasters and Terrorism

    103. Principles of Emergency Management and Management of Hazardous Materials Incidents
    104. Medical Management of Radiation Incidents
    105. Chemical Weapons

    Appendix: Chemical Conversions of Toxicologic Laboratory Values



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