Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

List of Contributors

SECTION I. General

Chapter 1. Veterinary toxicology

The emergence of veterinary toxicology

Professional organization and academic recognition of veterinary toxicology

Published veterinary toxicology literature

…And where will veterinary toxicology go from here?

Chapter 2. Concepts in veterinary toxicology

Introduction

Historical perspective

Evolution of veterinary toxicology

A framework for acquiring information

Sources of information

Toxicologic descriptors

Conclusions and summary

Dedication

Acknowledgments

Chapter 3. Toxicokinetics

Introduction

Underlying physiology

Traditional (compartmental) toxicokinetic models

Physiologically based toxicokinetics

Conclusions

Chapter 4. Factors affecting chemical toxicity

Introduction

Individual factors

Non-individual factors

Conclusion

Chapter 5. Toxicological testing

Introduction

In vivo models in toxicity testing

In vitro models of toxicity testing

General summary and conclusions

Chapter 6. Epidemiology of animal poisonings in the United States

Introduction

Background

Demographics

Dogs

Cats

Other species

Agents involved

Signs and outcomes

Conclusions

Chapter 7. Epidemiology of animal poisonings in Europe

Introduction

Species involved

Toxic classes

Non-metals and metalloids

Metals

Pesticides

Oil

Feed associated toxicants

Drugs and related compounds

Household products

Toxins

Conclusions

Chapter 8. Chemicals of terrorism

Introduction

Chlorine gas

Phosgene

Mustard gas

Lewisite

Phosgene oxime

Cyanide and hydrogen cyanide

Militar

Details

No. of pages:
1454
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123859273
Print ISBN:
9780123859266

Awards

Doody’s Core Titles 2013, Doody Enterprises

Reviews

Praise for the 2nd Edition:

"The stated purpose of the second edition of Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles is to serve as a comprehensive, expert-authored resource for toxicologists and other scientists and for use as a textbook in the classroom. The book covers the wide breadth of veterinary toxicology with exceptional depth. Topics range from the history of veterinary toxicology to nanoparticles, pesticides, metals, laws, regulatory considerations, diagnostic testing, and plant and environmental toxicology. The authors do an exceptional job of addressing pharmacokinetics and mechanisms of action in detail. Principles of analytic toxicology and sample submission are adequately covered.

 

Agents encountered as a result of natural and man-made disasters are a key focus of the reference.  The text does not contain in-depth information in the area of human pharmaceuticals, which is a common source of exposure for family pets.  Treatment details and differential diagnosis lists are limited.  Clearly, the book delivers on its purpose as a key reference for scientists and students, covering the complex topic of veterinary toxicology in a comprehensive, well-designed format.  Although this book is a tremendous addition to any library, veterinarians, other scientists, and students who seek details on the varied and complex topic of veterianry toxicology will find this reference a must-have book." -Reviewed by Steven Hansen, DVM, MS, MBA, DABVT, in the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association

 

Praise for the 1st Edition:

"A unique single reference that teaches the basic principles of veterinary toxicology to any student at the DVM, MS or PhD level and will continue to serve as a clinical reference for practicing veterinary toxicologists, poison control centers, marine