Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals

Author: Monica Nordberg,Gunnar F. Nordberg,Bruce A. Fowler,Lars Friberg

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080546100

Category: Science

Page: 1024

View: 5942

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. * Covers up-to-date toxicological information on 31 metallic elements and their compounds, each in a separate chapter * New chapters on general chemistry, biological monitoring and biomarkers, essential metals, principles for prevention of the toxic effects of metals, and more

Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals

Author: Gunnar F. Nordberg,Bruce A. Fowler,Monica Nordberg

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123973392

Category: Medical

Page: 1542

View: 9605

Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals, Fourth Edition bridges the gap between established knowledgebase and new advances in metal toxicology to provide one essential reference for all those involved in the field. This book provides comprehensive coverage of basic toxicological data, emphasizing toxic effects primarily in humans, but also those of animals and biological systems in vitro. The fourth edition also contains several new chapters on important topics such as nanotoxicology, metals in prosthetics and dental implants, gene-environment interaction, neurotoxicology, metals in food, renal, cardiovascular, and diabetes effects of metal exposures and more. Volume I covers “General Considerations and Volume II is devoted to “Specific Metals. A multidisciplinary resource with contributions from internationally-recognized experts, the fourth edition of the Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals is a prominent and indispensable reference for toxicologists, physicians, pharmacologists, engineers, and all those involved in the toxicity of metals. Contains 61 peer reviewed chapters dealing with the effects of metallic elements and their compounds on biological systems Includes information on sources, transport and transformation of metals in the environment and on certain aspects of the ecological effects of metals to provide a basis for better understanding of the potential for adverse effects on human health Covers the toxicology of metallic nanomaterials in a new comprehensive chapter Metal toxicology in developing countries is dealt with in another new chapter emphasizing the adverse effects on human health by the inadequate handling of "ewaste Other new chapters in the 4th edition include: Toxic metals in food; Toxicity of metals released from medical devices; Gene-environment interactions; Neurotoxicology of metals; Cardiovascular disease; Renal effects of exposure to metals; Gold and gold mining; Iridium; Lanthanum; Lithium and Rhodium

Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals: Specific metals

Author: Lars Friberg,Gunnar Nordberg,Velimir B. Vouk

Publisher: Elsevier Science Limited

ISBN: 9780444904423

Category: Science

Page: 704

View: 5980

Chapters on specific metals include physical and chemical properties, methods and problems of analysis, production and uses, environmental levels and exposures, metabolism, levels in tissues and biological fluids, effects and dose-response relationships, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity and preventative measures, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals: General aspects

Author: Lars Friberg,Gunnar Nordberg

Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd

ISBN: 9780444904133

Category: Medical

Page: 709

View: 9695

Chapters on specific metals include physical and chemical properties, methods and problems of analysis, production and uses, environmental levels and exposures, metabolism, levels in tissues and biological fluids, effects and dose-response relationships, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity and preventative measures, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

Biological Monitoring

Heutige und Kunftige Moglichkeiten in der Arbeits- und Umweltmedizin

Author: Jurgen Angerer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527621210

Category: Science

Page: 218

View: 4377

Auf Einladung der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) fand am 9. und 10. März 2000 ein Rundgespräch über heutige und künftige Möglichkeiten des Biomonitoring in Arbeits- und Umweltmedizin statt. Das Biomonitoring hat nicht zuletzt durch die unmittelbare Umsetzung der Arbeitsergebnisse der Senatskommission zur Prüfung gesundheitsschädlicher Arbeitsstoffe in geltendes Recht durch die deutsche Arbeitsschutzgesetzgebung in den letzten dreißig Jahren in Deutschland ein hohes Niveau erreicht. Das vorliegende Buch führt die Expertise verschiedener Fachdisziplinen von der Toxikologie, Arbeitsmedizin, Immunologie und Humangenetik bis hin zur Analytik und Epidemiologie zusammen. Hierbei wird die diagnostische Aussagekraft von zytogenetischen Parametern sowie von biochemischen und biologischen Effektmarkern für die Prävention von schadstoffbedingter Erkrankungen ausführlich erörtert. Das geführte Rundgespräch hat somit einen ersten Gedankenaustausch ermöglicht, aus dem sich künftige Forschung entwickeln soll, um die führende Rolle Deutschlands auf diesem wichtigen und sich dynamisch entwickelnden Forschungsgebiet zu halten.

Information Resources in Toxicology

Author: Philip Wexler

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0127447709

Category: Medical

Page: 921

View: 7079

Information Resources in Toxicology, Third Edition is a sourcebook for anyone who needs to know where to find toxicology information. It provides an up-to-date selective guide to a large variety of sources--books, journals, organizations, audiovisuals, internet and electronic sources, and more. For the Third Edition, the editors have selected, organized, and updated the most relevant information available. New information on grants and other funding opportunities, physical hazards, patent literature, and technical reports have also been added. This comprehensive, time-saving tool is ideal for toxicologists, pharmacologists, drug companies, testing labs, libraries, poison control centers, physicians, legal and regulatory professionals, and chemists. Key Features * Serves as an all-in-one resource for toxicology information * New edition includes information on publishers, grants and other funding opportunities, physical hazards, patent literature, and technical reports * Updated to include the latest internet and electronic sources, e-mail addresses, etc. * Provides valuable data about the new fields that have emerged within toxicological research; namely, the biochemical, cellular, molecular, and genetic aspects

Risk Assessment for Human Metal Exposures

Mode of Action and Kinetic Approaches

Author: Gunnar F. Nordberg,Bruce A. Fowler

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128042680

Category: Medical

Page: 348

View: 5425

Risk Assessment for Human Metal Exposures: Mode of Action and Kinetic Approaches examines the current principles of risk assessment in human metal exposures, with a focus on Mode of Action(MOA), Toxicokinetic and Toxicodynamic (TKTD) considerations, and computer models. Derived from the highly respected Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals, Fourth Edition (2014), the book summarizes principles and methods and provides examples of how MOA –TKTD can be used. In addition, it presents tactics on how information generated by such methods can be confirmed by epidemiological data. Furthermore, it demonstrates how epidemiological data can be confirmed and evaluated by the examined models and considerations. This resource uniquely integrates several important topics, such as risk assessment, characterization, management and communication—the classic risk assessment paradigm—with mode of action, TKTD, and epidemiology, all topics related to human exposure. Written by pioneers in the field, this book is an essential reference for researchers, students and technicians in toxicology and risk assessment. Covers fundamental risk assessment concerns for the effects of metals on human health Provides an easy-to-use structure to quickly locate specific methods Uses case studies to illustrate the methods and theories described Written to be understood by students, researchers and industry workers who need to conduct risk assessment in metals and human health

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics - E-Book

Author: Carl A. Burtis,Edward R. Ashwood,David E. Bruns

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455759422

Category: Medical

Page: 2256

View: 2080

As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics. Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine expanded chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques, written by experts in field, including Y.M. Dennis Lo, Rossa W.K. Chiu, Carl Wittwer, Noriko Kusukawa, Cindy Vnencak-Jones, Thomas Williams, Victor Weedn, Malek Kamoun, Howard Baum, Angela Caliendo, Aaron Bossler, Gwendolyn McMillin, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson. Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world. Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results. NEW! Two-color design throughout highlights important features, illustrations, and content for a quick reference. NEW! Chapter on hemostasis provides you with all the information you need to accurately conduct this type of clinical testing. NEW! Six associate editors, Ann Gronowski, W. Greg Miller, Michael Oellerich, Francois Rousseau, Mitchell Scott, and Karl Voelkerding, lend even more expertise and insight to the reference. NEW! Reorganized chapters ensure that only the most current information is included.

Deposition of Atmospheric Pollutants

Proceedings of a Colloquium held at Oberursel/Taunus, West Germany, 9–11 November 1981

Author: H.W. Georgii,J. Pankrath

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400978642

Category: Science

Page: 217

View: 6574

Proceedings of a Colloquium held at Oberursel/Taunus, West Germany, 9-11 November, 1981

Praxis der Nephrologie

Author: Christine K. Keller

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662094142

Category: Medical

Page: 762

View: 5617

Praxis der Nephrologie bietet "Nicht-Nephrologen" das wesentliche nephrologische Wissen mit Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie. Auch Ärzte in Klinik, Praxis und Weiterbildung profitieren von der verständlichen und leicht lesbaren Darstellung der Nephrologie.

Biological Performance of Materials

Fundamentals of Biocompatibility, Fourth Edition

Author: Jonathan Black

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849339592

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 8402

Bioengineers need a thorough grounding in biocompatibility - the biological performance of materials. Until now, there were no publications suitable for a neophyte in the field; prior publications were either not comprehensive or focused on rather narrow interests. Drawing on the author's 35 years of experience as a teacher, researcher, and consultant in biomaterials science and engineering (BSE), Biological Performance of Materials: Fundamentals of Biocompatibility, Fourth Edition focuses primarily on principles of biological performance at a relatively fundamental level, analyzing interactions between living organisms and nonliving materials used in medical devices - the subject that sets BSE apart as a distinct field of investigation. Following an introductory section, the book is divided into three sections: the material response to biological systems, host response to biomaterials, and test methods for determining biological response in vitro as well as in animal models and clinical settings. Supplemental "Interparts" summarize the physical properties of commonly used metallic, polymeric, and ceramic biomaterials. They also provide a guide to understanding the clinical performance of implanted biomaterials.

Health Risks to Female Workers in Occupational Exposure to Chemical Agents

Author: R.L. Zielhuis,A. Stijkel,M.M. Verberk,M. van de Poel-Bot

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642698506

Category: Medical

Page: 122

View: 9780

In 1980 the Directorate-General of Labor, Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, the Netherlands, requested the Coronel Laboratory for Occupational and Environmental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam, to carry out "a critical study of literature on health risks to women from industrial and occupational exposure to chemical agents which are different from risks to male workers, or which have only been observed in female workers. " The principal investigator was Mrs. A. Stijkel, medical biologist; a part of the study was carried out by R. L. Zielhuis, physician. M. M. Verberk, physician, and Mrs. M. v. d. Poel-Bot, librarian, provided continuous assistance. The final report (in Dutch) covering the literature up to and including 1981, was submitted to the government in October 1982. A somewhat abridged and modified English text, updated to include 1982, was prepared. The Editorial Board and the publisher of the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health kindly made possible the publishing of this text in a special issue of the journal. The authors express their thanks to the Directorate-General of Labor, the Editorial Board and the publisher for making this publication possible. We sincerely hope that this report will be of assistance in making the industrial and occupational environment safer. Prof. Dr. R. L. Zie1huis Table of Contents Introduction 1 1 1. 1 Objective 1 Theoretical Possibilities for Extra Health Risks in Female 1. 2 Workers. 2 1. 2. 1 Differences Between Women and Men Apart from Reproduction .

Handbook of Human Toxicology

Author: Edward J. Massaro

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439805756

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

View: 391

Covering some of the most important topics in modern toxicology, the Handbook of Human Toxicology is a unique and valuable addition to the current literature. It addresses issues, answers questions, and provides data related to. Within each of these five major sections are several carefully selected topics that reflect the current state of human toxicology. From tissue uptake of mercury to the effects of drugs on immune systems, the text provides much-needed information quickly and easily.

Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Neurological and Neuropsychological Perspectives, Volume II

Peripheral Nervous System

Author: James W. Albers,Stanley Berent

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135421064

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

View: 1190

This book, the second of three volumes, concentrates on peripheral nervous system disorders. Examining the effects of neurotoxicants on nerve, muscle and the neuromuscular junction, it builds on the scientific principles outlined in volume 1 by looking at the application of the methods discussed, particularly in terms of the evaluation and diagnosis of individual patients and the related process of establishing causation. Neurobehavorial Toxicology, Volume 2 will be of interest to practicing neurologists and neuropsychologists, as well as to occupational medicine physicians and medical toxicologists.

RÖMPP Lexikon Umwelt, 2. Auflage, 2000

Author: N.A

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131795824

Category: Science

Page: 915

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Diese Ausgabe der renommierten RÖMPP Chemie-Enzyklopädie von 1999 enthält über 5000 Fachbegriffe aus dem Bereich Umwelt mit 19.000 Q uerverweisen, 8000 Literaturhinweisen, sowie 400 Abbildungen und Tabellen. Anwendungsbezogen und praxisnah erklären Experten die Sti chwörter so leicht verständlich, dass der RÖMPP auch für Nicht-Chemiker praktisch im Arbeitsalltag einsetzbar ist. Folgende Themen sind enthalten: Wasser, und Luftverschmutzung, Abfall, Ökotoxikologie, Naturschutz, Ökologie, Rohstof- und Energiequellen, Bodenschu tz, Strahlung, Umweltanalytik, Umweltgesetzgebung, Umweltmanagement, Risikobewertung, Sustainable Development und Ökoaudit. Ferner u mfasst der Band ein englischsprachiges Wörterbuch, Organisationen und Verbände.

Handbook of Toxicology, Third Edition

Author: Michael J. Derelanko,Carol S. Auletta

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439890145

Category: Law

Page: 1022

View: 8695

The Handbook of Toxicology, Third Edition provides an updated practical reference source for practicing toxicologists in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, contract laboratories, regulatory agencies, and academia. Written by experts in their specific toxicology fields, the chapters provide both fundamental and applied information. Topics range from General Toxicology, to Genetic Toxicology, Human Clinical Toxicology, Histopathology, Clinical Pathology, Metabolism and Toxicokinetics, Risk Assessment, and more. New to this edition: Completely rewritten chapters covering immunotoxicology, endocrine toxicology, and reproductive and developmental toxicology, providing a fresh perspective on these topics Addition of new chapters on Chemical Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Toxicology, Juvenile Toxicology, and Safety Pharmacology Updated information dealing with Inhalation Toxicology, Neurotoxicology, and Regulatory Toxicology, which has been consolidated into single chapters for each specialty A separate glossary with toxicological terms presented both alphabetically and by toxicological subspecialty For nearly 20 years, this handbook has remained the only reference book of its kind, designed to facilitate easy access to information related to the various toxicology specialties. This updated edition of a popular reference book reflects current practices and the state of the science of toxicology.

Handbook of Toxicology, Second Edition

Author: Michael J. Derelanko,Mannfred A. Hollinger

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420042078

Category: Medical

Page: 1440

View: 2524

LOCATE FREQUENTLY USED INFORMATION EASILY AND QUICKLY Working in the laboratory or office, you use a diverse assortment of basic information to design, conduct, and interpret toxicology studies and to perform risk assessments. The Second Edition of the best-selling Handbook of Toxicology gives you the information you need in a single reference source. NEW IN THIS EDITION: Expanded coverage of inhalation toxicology, neurotoxicology, and histopathology Additional regulatory chapters dealing with pesticides, medical devices, consumer products, and world-wide notification of new chemicals Areas of toxicology missing from the first edition such as ecotoxicology and in vitro toxicology A chapter providing extensive overview of the toxicology of metals Two chapters on basic male and female endocrinology and related toxicology Information on differences in physiological and biochemical parameters between children and adults References to Web site sources of valuable information Over 200 new tables and figures THE SINGLE SOURCE FOR THE INFORMATION YOU USE MOST FREQUENTLY Updated and expanded, this unique book includes practical reference information useful to toxicologists in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, contract laboratories, regulatory agencies, and academia. To help you find information quickly and easily, data is arranged by toxicology subspecialty and each chapter begins with a detailed listing of information presented. Containing over 700 tables and figures, Handbook of Toxicology, Second Edition gives you a single source for the information you use most often.

Textbook of Peripheral Neuropathy

Author: Peter D. Donofrio, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1617050342

Category: Medical

Page: 486

View: 1928

Textbook of Peripheral Neuropathy is a practical but authoritative reference for clinicians in anymedical specialty who are evaluating and treating patients with signs and symptoms of a peripheralneuropathy. Reviewing the full spectrum of clinically significant neuropathies, the book contains chapterson common and rare forms including mononeuropathy in the upper and lower extremities, mononeuritismultiplex, diffuse and symmetric polyneuropathies, brachial and lumbrosacral plexopathies, and spinalroot disordersódisorders that can mimic diffuse and/or focal neuropathies, complicating diagnosis andevaluation. Coverage encompasses both inherited and acquired diseases, including neuropathies arisingfrom physical injury, diabetes, alcoholism, toxins, autoimmune responses, nutritional deficiencies, vascularand metabolic disorders, medication-induced neuropathies, and idiopathic conditions. The textbookprovides an evidence-based approach to testing, differential diagnosis, and treatment, and should serveas a trusted resource for healthcare professionals confronting the many manifestations of peripheralneuropathy in clinical practice. The chapters are written by internationally renowned expert contributors with deep clinical experienceand contain numerous tables, figures, and algorithms providing clear diagnostic and managementguidelines. Boxed Clinical Pearls and Key Points allow for quick access to pertinent information, making evaluation and review easy and rewarding. Features of Textbook of Peripheral Neuropathy Include: ̈ Practical yet comprehensiveóan accessible ìgo-toî reference for clinicians ̈ Covers all clinically relevant peripheral neuropathies ̈ Clinical Pearls and Key Points are set off from the text for quick reference ̈ Contains clear diagnostic and management guidelines from expert contributors ̈ Structured chapters make it easy to find essential point-of-careinformation

Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Seventh Edition

Author: Curtis Klaassen

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071470514

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

View: 1395

The most complete, trusted reference text covering the full span of medical toxicology A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! "This reference stands alone as the basic text in the field of toxicology. This authoritative reference is written by many distinguished professionals in the field, and offers clear, concise descriptions of the key concepts in toxicology. It is extensive and complete, covering a broad range of topics in sufficient detail. Both as a reference and as an educational tool, this book exceeds its goal of serving as a reference for toxicologists, other scientists, and students of the discipline. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Long established as the gold standard in the field, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. The new seventh edition features is updated throughout and includes many new contributors and new content on chemical terrorism.