Information Resources in Toxicology
  • Release Date : 01 March 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 750 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128216115
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Download or read book entitled Information Resources in Toxicology by author: Steve Gilbert which was release on 01 March 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 750 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. This book represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology's subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world in directing and linking readers to relevant websites and other online tools. Due to the increasing size of the hardcopy publication, the current edition has been divided into two volumes to make it easier to handle and consult. Volume I: Background, Resources, and Tools, arranged in 5 parts, begins with chapters on the science of toxicology, its history, and informatics framework in Part 1. Part 2 continues with chapters organized by more specific subject such as cancer, clinical toxicology, genetic toxicology, etc. The categorization of chapters by resource format, for example, journals and newsletters, technical reports, organizations constitutes Part 3. Part 4 further considers toxicology's presence via the Internet, databases, and software tools. Among the miscellaneous topics in the concluding Part 5 are laws and regulations, professional education, grants and funding, and patents. Volume II: The Global Arena offers contributed chapters focusing on the toxicology contributions of over 40 countries, followed by a glossary of toxicological terms and an appendix of popular quotations related to the field. The book, offered in both print and electronic formats, is carefully structured, indexed, and cross-referenced to enable users to easily find answers to their questions or serendipitously locate useful knowledge they were not originally aware they needed. Among the many timely topics receiving increased emphasis are disaster preparedness, nanotechnology, -omics, risk assessment, societal implications such as ethics and the precautionary principle, climate change, and children's environmental health. The most comprehensive compendium of print, digital, and organizational resources in the toxicological sciences In 2 volumes, over 120 chapters contributed by experts and leaders in their respective sub-disciplines within toxicology Highlights resources both by topic and format Contains chapters representing more than 40 countries authored by renowned toxicologists of those countries Newly updated with all relevant key references and Web links Includes concise narratives about toxicologic sub-disciplines and valuable appendices such as the IUPAC Glossary of Terms in Toxicology