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Organizations & People
The Royal Society of Chemistry,1996 [ISBN 0854045295]
This book is a core introductory text to the
subject of toxicology and the use of toxicological information for risk
assessment by chemists.
Increasingly, chemists are being required by
law to advise on the safe handling of chemicals. Few chemists, however,
have been trained in toxicology, and the subject is often not covered
in a chemistry degree curriculum. It is to address this problem that
this book has been written. Fundamental Toxicology for Chemists contains
a proposed curriculum for teaching toxicology to chemists, which gives
a firm grounding in the basics. With this book as a guide, lecturers
will be able to design courses that cover all their students needs.
In addition, students in all areas of chemistry will find it invaluable.
Fundamental Toxicology for Chemists offers a unique assessment of the
subject specifically for chemists. It is both comprehensible and fully
comprehensive, covering developing areas such as reproduction, behavioural
and ecological toxicology. The book has been approved by the IUPAC (International
Union of Pure and Applied Chemists) committees on toxicology and the
teaching of chemistry. It has a comprehensive index and an extensive
glossary of terms, and will have lasting value to all chemists as a
reference, and a text book.
Introduction to Toxicology; Toxicokinetics-1;
Toxicokinetics-2; Data Interpretation; Risk Assessment; Risk Management;
Exposure and Monitoring; Mutagenicity; Carcinogenicity; Reproductive
Toxicity; Immunology and Immunotoxicology; Skin Toxicity; Respiratory
Toxicology; Hepatotoxicity; Nephrotoxicity; Neurotoxicity; Behavioural
Toxicology; Ecotoxicity; Radionuclides; Biocides and Pesticides; Safe
Handling of Chemicals; Appendix 1 - A curriculum of fundamental toxicology
for chemists; Appendix 2 - Glossary of terms used in toxicology; Subject
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