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This work is written from the point of view that toxicology is, in reality, simply applied or practical experimental pharmacology, in the sense that the study of the toxicologic action of drugs may be controlled by clinical experience and the results of experimental investigation. As is to be expected, therefore, the discussions cover the methods of action of the poisons to a greater extent than is usual in works on toxicology. The book is divided into two parts: general toxicology, in which the general principles of toxicology are clearly, concisely and accurately presented, and special toxicology, in which the specific groups of poisons are discussed in detail. In the presentation of the subject matter, the pharmacologic action of the poisons and the symptomatology and treatment of the various poisonings are adequately presented, while little space is devoted in the text to the pathologic changes, and in only a few instances
Toxikologie. Ein Lehrbuch für Ärzte, Medizinalbeamte und Medizinstudierende. JAMA. 1929;92(21):1787. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700470063034
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