Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology

Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology

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This is the first comprehensive reference work on toxicologic pathology, an emerging field that integrates the mechanisms of toxic injury with the resulting pathology. Chapters deal systematically with organ-specific toxic injury, describing the mechanisms of injury, morphological expression of the injury, and evaluation of the pathology. Additional chapters introduce the field to the uninitiated and address such topics as techniques used for morphological evaluation, risk assessment, and regulatory aspects. The Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology will quickly establish itself as the classic reference work in this field for years to come. Key Features * Comprehensive, quser friendlyq reference text on toxicologic pathology * Large, easy-to-use 8 1/2q x 11q, double-column format * Systematic approach to each organ or system * More than 500 illustrations and 90 tables complement the text * Over 2, 000 references for easy access to the primary literature * Unique chapters written by leading authoritiesMany changes caused by test substances do not have real biological importance, either because they occur only at a ... This means the reading of tissues without any knowledge of the animal from which they came, that is, group and dosage, or of findings during the a€œin-lifea€ part of the study. The pros and cons have been discussed at length in the February, 1988, issue of Comments in Toxicology to whichanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology
Author:Wanda M. Haschek, Colin G. Rousseaux
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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