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Venomous Bites from Non venomous Snakes

 Venomous  Bites from Non venomous Snakes Book
Author : Scott A. Weinstein,David A. Warrell,Julian White
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0123877326
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with snakes of the former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically-active substances. A large variety of these snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal study of their potential medical importance has been published. Therefore, although the possible medical importance of many of these species has been subjected to speculation since the mid-nineteenth century, there is a limited amount of useful descriptive information regarding the real hazard (or lack thereof) of snakes belonging to this diverse, artificial family. There is a need for "one-stop shopping" offering information regarding their possible toxicity and clinical relevance as well as recommendations for medical management of their bites. This book is the first synthesis of this information and includes evidence-based risk assessment, hazard rankings and specific recommendations regarding important species, many common in captivity. Fills a gap in the toxinological, medical and herpetological literature by providing a comprehensive review of this entire assemblage of snakes, with particular attention given to their capacity, real or rumored, to cause harm to humans A patient-centered, evidence-based approach is applied to analyzing documented case reports of bites inflicted by approximately 100 species. Clinical management of medically significant bites from non-front-fanged colubroids is methodically reviewed, and specific recommendations are provided

Venomous Bites from Non Venomous Snakes A Critical Analysis of Risk and Management of Colubrid Snake Bites

Venomous Bites from Non Venomous Snakes  A Critical Analysis of Risk and Management of Colubrid Snake Bites Book
Author : Scott A. Weinstein,David A. Warrell,Julian White
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-07-01
ISBN : 9780323165280
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Venomous Bites from Non Venomous Snakes A Critical Analysis of Risk and Management of Colubrid Snake Bites book written by Scott A. Weinstein,David A. Warrell,Julian White, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Venomous Bites from Non Venomous Snakes

 Venomous  Bites from  Non Venomous  Snakes Book
Author : Scott A Weinstein,David A. Warrell,Daniel E Keyler
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-09-15
ISBN : 9780128227862
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Venomous" Bites from "Non-Venomous" Snakes, Second Edition is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with non-front-fanged snakes, former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families and subfamilies. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically-active substances. A large variety of non-front-fanged snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal study of their potential medical importance has been published. Therefore, although the possible medical importance of many of these species has been subjected to speculation since the mid-nineteenth century, there is a limited amount of useful descriptive information regarding the real hazard (or lack thereof) of snakes belonging to this diverse, artificial family. The first edition of this book provided one-stop shopping by offering information regarding their possible toxicity and clinical relevance as well as recommendations for medical management of their bites. The second edition will expand and update the content with detailed information about the effects and medical management of bites by at least 12 non-front-fanged species. The ever-changing taxonomy of advanced snakes is updated, and the bases for some of the changes is discussed. Likewise, terminology is also updated in order to reflect the ongoing debates regarding the definition of 'venom' and the balanced reinforcement of non-medical criteria used to define the biological basis of the term venomous. Fills a gap in toxinological, medical, and herpetological literature by providing a comprehensive review of this entire assemblage of non-venomous snakes, with particular attention given to their capacity to cause harm to humans Offers a patient-centered, evidence-based approach which is applied to analyzing documented case reports of bites inflicted by approximately 100 species Provides expanded and updated detailed information on the clinical management of medically significant bites from non-front-fanged snakes which is also methodically reviewed and specific recommendations are provided Includes updates to the taxonomy of advanced snakes and also to terminology with particular regard to the definition of "venom" and the non-medical criteria used to define the biological basis of "venomous"

Wilderness Medical Emergencies

Wilderness Medical Emergencies Book
Author : Source Wikipedia
Publisher : Booksllc.Net
Release : 2013-09
ISBN : 9781230771694
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 22. Chapters: Epidemiology of snakebites, Hypothermia, List of wilderness medical emergencies, List of wilderness medicine articles, Snake venom, Wilderness medical emergency, Wilderness medicine (practice). Excerpt: A snakebite is an injury caused by a bite from a snake, often resulting in puncture wounds inflicted by the animal's fangs and sometimes resulting in envenomation. Although the majority of snake species are non-venomous and typically kill their prey with constriction rather than venom, venomous snakes can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Snakes often bite their prey as a method of hunting, but also for defensive purposes against predators. Since the physical appearance of snakes may differ, there is often no practical way to identify a species and professional medical attention should be sought. The outcome of snake bites depends on numerous factors, including the species of snake, the area of the body bitten, the amount of venom injected, and the health conditions of the person. Feelings of terror and panic are common after a snakebite and can produce a characteristic set of symptoms mediated by the autonomic nervous system, such as a racing heart and nausea. Bites from non-venomous snakes can also cause injury, often due to lacerations caused by the snake's teeth, or from a resulting infection. A bite may also trigger an anaphylactic reaction, which is potentially fatal. First aid recommendations for bites depend on the snakes inhabiting the region, as effective treatments for bites inflicted by some species can be ineffective for others. The number of fatalities attributed to snake bites varies greatly by geographical area. Although deaths are relatively rare in Australia, Europe and North America, the morbidity and mortality associated with snake bites is a serious public health problem in many...

Venomous Snakes

Venomous Snakes Book
Author : Source Wikipedia
Publisher : University-Press.org
Release : 2013-09
ISBN : 9781230833279
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Anchieta's cobra, Andaman cobra, Aspidelaps lubricus, Aspidelaps scutatus, Black mamba, Boomslang, Burmese spitting cobra, Caspian cobra, Chinese cobra, Coastal taipan, Crotalus scutulatus, Deinagkistrodon, Eastern green mamba, Egyptian cobra, Elapidae, Epidemiology of snakebites, Equatorial spitting cobra, Forest cobra, Indochinese spitting cobra, Jameson's mamba, Javan spitting cobra, Micropechis ikaheka, Naja annulata, Naja ashei, Naja christyi, Naja nigricollis, Nubian spitting cobra, Philippine cobra, Pseudohaje nigra, Rattlesnake, Red spitting cobra, Rhabdophis tigrinus, Samar cobra, Snouted cobra, Trimeresurus stejnegeri, Twig snake, Venomous snake, West African spitting cobra. Excerpt: A snakebite is an injury caused by a bite from a snake, often resulting in puncture wounds inflicted by the animal's fangs and sometimes resulting in envenomation. Although the majority of snake species are non-venomous and typically kill their prey with constriction rather than venom, venomous snakes can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Snakes often bite their prey as a method of hunting, but also for defensive purposes against predators. Since the physical appearance of snakes may differ, there is often no practical way to identify a species and professional medical attention should be sought. The outcome of snake bites depends on numerous factors, including the species of snake, the area of the body bitten, the amount of venom injected, and the health conditions of the person. Feelings of terror and panic are common after a snakebite and can produce a characteristic set of symptoms mediated by the autonomic nervous system, such as a racing heart and nausea. Bites from non-venomous snakes can also cause injury, often due to lacerations caused by the snake's teeth, or from a resulting infection. A bite may...

99 Snakes Snakebites Snakebite Remedies and More

99  Snakes  Snakebites  Snakebite Remedies and More  Book
Author : Joseph Laydon
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-10-08
ISBN : 9781698569970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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99+ Snakes, Snakebites, Snakebite Remedies And More includes details of venomous snakes all over the world. Venomous snakes in the United States, North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Mid-East, Far East, deserts, jungles, grasslands, mountains,...This Survival Book covers snakes you can't outrun, snakes that are ambush predators, snakes that can still kill after their dead, snakes you can't outswim, spitting snakes, non-venomous snakes that will squeeze you to death,... This Survival Book covers 28 international snakebite remedies used by the Real Survivors for thousands of years. International snakebite remedies used by African bushmen, famous bad ass Texas Rangers, Native American Indians, WWII Prisoners of War, Mormon Pioneers, Old West Pioneers,... I'll also reveal a snakebite remedy used in the jungles of Central America against the killer Fer de Lance snake and it's used to also counter the venom of spiders like the Brown Recluse, Black Widow,...99+ Snakes, Snakebites, Snakebite Remedies And More won't make you a herpetologist (snake expert), but reading 99+ Snakes, Snakebites, Snakebite Remedies And More you'll know more about snakes, snakebites and snakebite remedies that 99% of regular folks. You'll Be Ready Anytime Anywhere!

Venomous Snakebites and Near Misses

Venomous Snakebites and Near Misses Book
Author : Vern Lovic
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-04-15
ISBN : 9781980641674
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Accidents Happen! The author has been herping for snakes - venomous and non-venomous for almost a decade in Southern Thailand where he has a popular website "ThailandSnakes.com." Over the years he has accumulated many stories about people bitten by, or nearly bitten by some of the world's most dangerous snakes. This volume is a collection of those stories for your reading pleasure (or horror).Accidents happen out in the field, or in the snake room of a keeper's house. These stories will entertain and educate.Buy now and be reading in minutes...

Shafer s Textbook of Oral Pathology E Book

Shafer s Textbook of Oral Pathology   E Book Book
Author : B Sivapathasundharam
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-07-25
ISBN : 8131246507
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Extensively revised and updated contents Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes Removal of outdated data Addition of more than 200 colour pictures Re-categorization of cysts of the oral cavity Odontogenic keratocyst and Dentinogenic Ghost cell tumour topic has been updated Nonepithelial Benign and Malignant tumours of the oral cavity are discussed as a separate chapter Topic on stem cells has been revised and updated

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E Book

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E Book Book
Author : Peter Cameron,Mark Little,Biswadev Mitra,Conor Deasy
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-05-23
ISBN : 0702076252
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since the first edition of Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine was published twenty years ago, there has been enormous change in the way emergency care is delivered. This has occurred both in countries where emergency medicine was originally developed and in those where its application was limited because of cost. Emergency medicine is now perceived as the cornerstone of response to acute illness regardless of resources. This fully revised Fifth Edition provides clear and consistent coverage of this constantly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions it covers all the major topics relevant to the practice of emergency medicine. The book will prove invaluable to professionals working in this setting – including nurse specialists and paramedics – who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating the latest best practice and evidence-based guidelines. This edition comes with an enhanced electronic version with video and self-assessment content, providing a richer learning experience and making rapid reference easier than ever before, anytime, anywhere. A comprehensive textbook of adult emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department. Chapters are highly readable and concise – boxes summarise chapter key points and highlight controversial areas of treatment. The content is highly practical, clinically orientated and thoroughly updated in all the core subjects There have been major updates in topics such as airway, shock and sepsis where guidelines have changed rapidly. The imaging chapters have also evolved with changing practice and improved technology, to be concordant with evidence on the importance of image interpretation by emergency clinicians. There are major sections on other skills and issues of key importance to today’s advanced emergency medicine practitioner, such as staffing, overcrowding, triage, patient safety and quality measures. In addition, difficult topics such as death and dying, the challenging patient, ethics, giving evidence and domestic violence are covered. Governance, training, research and organisational subjects such as disaster planning and response, humanitarian emergencies and refugee medicine are included to give the reader a framework to understand the complexity of managing major emergency systems of care.

Shafer s Textbook of Oral Pathology

Shafer s Textbook of Oral Pathology Book
Author : Arya Rajendran,B Sivapathasundharam
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-02-10
ISBN : 8131238008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty. The scope of the present edition is an extension of this goal aimed at understanding the disease processes at more fundamental level, the impetus being those in the maxillofacial region. The book highlights the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of oral diseases and focuses on a variety of diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice. Salient Features Extensively revised and updated chapters Temporomandibular Joint Diseases section completely rewritten Physical and Chemical Injuries of the Oral Cavity chapter updated Extensive revision of Dental Caries and Forensic Odontology chapters Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes New to this edition General account on stem cells with particular reference to odontogenic stem cells Histological grading of oral squamous cell carcinoma Genetic basis of oral cancer Adenocarcinoma NOS Reclassification of odontogenic keratocyst into neoplasm Lichenoid reaction Bisphosphonate therapy Hematopoietic stem cell Laboratory findings of SLE Influence of decalcification in tissue processing and additional account on hard tissue processing

Auerbach s Wilderness Medicine E Book

Auerbach s Wilderness Medicine E Book Book
Author : Paul S. Auerbach,Tracy A Cushing,N. Stuart Harris
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-09-21
ISBN : 0323396097
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting! World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. This indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses – no matter where they happen! Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance from hundreds of outstanding world experts edited by Dr. Auerbach and 2 new associate editors, Drs.Tracy Cushing and N. Stuart Harris. New and expanded chapters with hundreds of new photos and illustrative drawings help increase your visual understanding of the material. Acquire the knowledge and skills you need with revised chapters providing expanded discussions of high-altitude medicine, improvisation, technical rescue, telemedicine, ultrasound, and wilderness medicine education. Ten new chapters cover Acute High-Altitude Medicine and Pathophysiology; High Altitude and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions; Cycles, Snowmobiles, and other Wilderness Conveyances; Medical Wilderness Adventure Races (MedWAR); Canyoneering and Canyon Medicine; Evidence-Based Wilderness Medicine; National Park Service Medicine; Genomics and Personalized Wilderness Medicine; Forestry; and Earth Sciences.

Modern Medical Toxicology

Modern Medical Toxicology Book
Author : Pillay
Publisher : JAYPEE BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
Release : 2012-11-30
ISBN : 9350259656
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Modern Medical Toxicology book written by Pillay, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Manson s Tropical Diseases E Book

Manson s Tropical Diseases E Book Book
Author : Jeremy Farrar,Peter J Hotez,Thomas Junghanss,Gagandeep Kang,David Lalloo,Nicholas J. White
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-10-26
ISBN : 0702053066
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, Manson’s Tropical Diseases prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted. Featuring an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, this revised and updated medical reference book provides you with the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Incorporate the latest therapies into your practice, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options. Find what you need easily and apply it quickly with highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams. Make the most accurate Tropical Disease diagnoses through a completely redesigned and modernized format, which includes full-color images throughout. Apply the latest treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS, tropical neurology, malaria, and much more. Put the latest international expertise to work for you and your patients with new chapters covering Global Health; Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases; Non-communicable Diseases; Obesity in the Tropics; and Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource-poor Settings. See which diseases are most prevalent in specific areas of the tropics through a new index of diseases by country, as well as online-only maps that provide additional detail. Better understand the variations in treatment approaches across the globe.

Updates in Tropical Medicine An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Updates in Tropical Medicine  An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America Book
Author : Michael Libman,Cédric Yansouni
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-02-06
ISBN : 0323655122
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With consultation of Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Libman and Younsouni have put together an issue that provides current updates on a wide range of topics in tropical medicine. They have enlisted top experts from around the world to offer their expertise on state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment, and management. The clinical reviews in this issue are devoted to: Tropical Diseases: Definition, Geographic Distribution, Transmission, and Classification; Venomous Bites, Stings, and Poisoning; What’s New in Management in the Management of Malaria; Human African Trypanosomiasis; American Trypanosomiasis; Leishmaniasis – Recent Developments in the Diagnosis and Management; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Causality and Key Pathogens; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Morbidity; Strongyloides, the Neglected NTD: Current Concepts for Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; Cysticercosis: State-of the Art Management; Arboviruses and Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers; Laboratory Diagnosis of Tropical Infections; Diagnostics During Public Health Emergencies: Lessons from Ebola and Zika; Antimicrobial Resistance; Migration Medicine in 2018; and Richettsiosis: Practical Update. Readers will come away with the information they need to make clinical decisions with confidence.

Venomous Snakes of the Southeast

Venomous Snakes of the Southeast Book
Author : Chad Minter
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2004-11
ISBN : 1411617797
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Informative, easy to understand, and filled with tidbits you'll enjoy. There are no hidden serpents lurking in the following pages. Instead, a goldmine of information to keep you safe from venomous reptiles, and to keep them safe from you Species Accounts For The Six Venomous Snakes native to the Southeastern United States - Venomous Snakes And Their Habits - If You See A Snake - Avoiding a Bite - First Aid For Snakebite - All About Venom & Antivenin - Myths And Folktales - Lots of Photos - Includes A quick Reference Guide with Photos and Range Maps and much more If you would like an autographed copy they may be purchased directly from the author. Details are at http: //www.envenomated.co

Australia s Dangerous Snakes

Australia s Dangerous Snakes Book
Author : Peter Mirtschin,Arne Rasmussen,Scott Weinstein
Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
Release : 2017-11-01
ISBN : 0643106758
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and, regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs. In addition to their medical importance, the environmental roles of these snakes and the threats that are causing the decline of many of these reptiles are discussed. Drawing on the authors’ experience in the fields of herpetology, toxinology and clinical medicine, this book stimulates respect and admiration and dispels fear of Australia’s fascinating snakes. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia’s unique wildlife and natural history, and will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel and private snake collectors.

Poisonous Snakes of the World

Poisonous Snakes of the World Book
Author : United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1970
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Poisonous Snakes of the World book written by United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia Book
Author : Gary West,Darryl Heard,Nigel Caulkett
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-09-15
ISBN : 081381183X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia book written by Gary West,Darryl Heard,Nigel Caulkett, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Human Toxicology

Human Toxicology Book
Author : J. Descotes
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 1996-09-02
ISBN : 9780080534220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This excellent volume was designed and edited with two major ideas in mind: firstly, the field of clinical toxicology is changing and an acknowledgement of these changes is warranted; secondly, no comprehensive compilation of recently published case reports of, and clinical studies on, human poisonings is available, which is in sharp contrast to the closely related field of drug-induced side-effects. The book focusses on issues of recent concern, or issues poorly documented in the past. It is important that clinical toxicologists gain a better knowledge of all the available techniques of toxicological analysis. A better understanding of the way a sound interpretation of results should be conducted for the benefit of the patient's management, and a comprehensive set of data on the kinetics of the most common pharmaceutical drugs and many chemicals is required. Human Toxicology is a timely reference work which will be welcomed by a broad audience of toxicology professionals.

Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles

Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles Book
Author : Stephen P. Mackessy
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-05-25
ISBN : 0429623453
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A decade after publication of the first edition, Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles responds to extensive changes in the field of toxinology to endure as the most comprehensive review of reptile venoms on the market. The six sections of this new edition, which has nearly doubled in size, complement the original handbook by presenting current information from many of the leading researchers and physicians in toxinology, with topics ranging from functional morphology, evolution and ecology to crystallography, -omics technologies, drug discovery and more. With the recent recognition by the World Health Organization of snakebite as a neglected tropical disease, the section on snakebite has been expanded and includes several chapters dealing with the problem broadly and with new technologies and the promises these new approaches may hold to counter the deleterious effects of envenomation. This greatly expanded handbook offers a unique resource for biologists, biochemists, toxicologists, physicians, clinicians, and epidemiologists, as well as informed laypersons interested in the biology of venomous reptiles, the biochemistry and molecular biology of venoms, and the effects and treatment of human envenomation.