Comprises the proceedings of a symposium held at the Ciba Foundation, March 1988. Contributors present an international, interdisciplinary approach to the biology and biological chemistry of cyanide and related compounds. Addressed are the microbial metabolism of HCN and organic nitrile compounds, cyanogenesis in higher plants, qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis of cyanogenic glycosides, and detoxification of hydrogen cyanide by animals.
Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose
Here's a comprehensive and clinically-specific reference on toxicology. The 3rd Edition includes chapters on overdose during rapid-sequence intubation and conscious sedation, management of complications of thrombolytic agents, and the application of hyperbaric medicine in toxicology. Provides the perfect balance of basic pharmacokinetics and clinical management. Contributions are by experts in the field.