Description

This latest version of Information Resources in Toxicology (IRT) continues a tradition established in 1982 with the publication of the first edition in presenting an extensive itemization, review, and commentary on the information infrastructure of the field. This book is a unique wide-ranging, international, annotated bibliography and compendium of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. Thoroughly updated, the current edition analyzes technological changes and is rife with online tools and links to Web sites. IRT-IV is highly structured, providing easy access to its information. Among the “hot topics” covered are Disaster Preparedness and Management, Nanotechnology, Omics, the Precautionary Principle, Risk Assessment, and Biological, Chemical and Radioactive Terrorism and Warfare are among the designated.

Key Features

International in scope, with contributions from over 30 countries Numerous key references and relevant Web links Concise narratives about toxicologic sub-disciplines Valuable appendices such as the IUPAC Glossary of Terms in Toxicology Authored by experts in their respective sub-disciplines within toxicology

Readership

Toxicologists, pharmacologists, drug companies, toxicology testing labs, poison control centers, physicians, legal and regulatory professions (EPA, government), and chemists.

Details

No. of pages:
1552
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123735935
Electronic ISBN:
9780080920030

About the authors

P.J. Hakkinen

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Asish Mohapatra

Affiliations and Expertise

Safe Environments Directorate (SED), Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety (HECS), Health Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Steven G. Gilbert

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders, Seattle, WA, USA