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visión de conjunto:Críticas What more appropriate time for a title of this scope than in the post 9/11 era?...a timely scholarly and well-written volume which offers much information of immense current and future benefit. (Veterinary and Human Toxicology Vol. 44 No. 6 December 2002) Reseña del editor This book is an accessible and authoritative guide to the practical medical management of victims of chemical warfare and offers an explanation of the underlying pharmacology and toxicology of the various agents. It discusses all major classical chemical warfare agents including nerve agents vesicants lung damaging agents respiratory poisons irritants and psychoactive agents covering the toxicology pharmacology human studies and treatment options for each class. Also features a section on field management of chemical agent exposure. Contraportada In recent years it has become apparent that there is an increasing need for clear and authoritative information on the toxicity of chemical weapons. This need is unlikely to diminish and in order to meet it the authors have gathered together a wealth of valuable and not always easy to find detail on the medical effects of chemical warfare agents including their pathology and mechanisms of action and the handling of the resultant poisoning. Emphasis is placed upon the more practical aspects of treatment and in particular the difficulties of treatment in the field. The authors who are experts of international standing in their area have provided a concise and readable text which will appeal to a wide audience including military physicians and health care professionals worldwide clinical toxicologists anaesthesiologists and pharmacologists.