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Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition

© 2018
by Kent Olson, Ilene Anderson, Neal Benowitz, Paul Blanc, Richard Clark, Thomas Kearney, Susan Kim-Katz, Alan Wu

7th Edition Active, In-Print 960 Pages Paperback / softback
9780071839792 0071839798

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The instant-answer guide clinicians turn to first for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose emergencies

??a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient."
-- Annals of Emergency Medicine (Reviewing previous edition)

Designed to be used during toxicologic emergencies where every moment counts, Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition delivers critical information on the effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.  This at-a-glance guide  is enhanced by detailed tables and charts, extensive cross referencing, and a comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names.  

Poisoning & Drug Overdose is divided into four sections:
Section 1 leads readers through initial emergency management, including treatment of coma, hypotension, and other common complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and methods of decontamination and enhanced elimination of poisons
Section II provides detailed information on 150 common drugs and poisons
Section III describes the use and side effects of 60 antidotes and therapeutic drugs
Section IV describes the medical management of chemical spills and occupations chemical exposures and includes a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

? Thoroughly updated to reflect newly released drugs, new information on existing drugs, and coverage of the latest black box (and other) warnings
? NEW to this edition: information on drug-environmental exposure interactions, coverage of environmental toxins such as mold, asbestos, and others





Part 1: Being Indie in a Big Box World

Chapter 1: Standing Out Among the Crowd

Action Guide

Chapter 2: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Habits of Successful Retailers

Action Guide

Chapter 3: Leaning On Outside Organizations

Getting Involved With Outside Organizations

Benefits That Organizations May Offer

Action Guide

Chapter 4: Identifying Your Unique Store Story

Creating an Inventory Assortment That Stands Out

The Unique Traits of Your Store

General Interview Questions for Potential Employees

Action Guide

Part II: Practical Steps to Increase Your Store Visibility and Sales

Chapter 5: Sourcing Products through Trade Shows and the Internet

The Benefits of Sourcing as a Retailer

Working with Wholesalers

Understanding the Value of Trade Shows

Managing Orders Placed at Shows

Utilizing Online Sourcing Platforms

Action Guide

Chapter 6: Buying For Customer vs. Yourself

Understanding the Basics of Retail Math

Introducing Customer Feedback for Inventory Management

Using Point of Sale to Help Manage Inventory

Action Guide

Chapter 7: Selling Your Products

Introducing and Managing Store Events

Highlighting Inventory through Displays

Using Modern Technology in Your Store

Identifying If Mobile Commerce Matters

Action Guide

Chapter 8: Applying Press and Marketing to Your Business
Using Email to Communicate Store Messages

Using the Internet as a Marketing Platform

Resources Every Independent Retailer Should Know About

Action Guide

Part III: Making a Mark in the Economy

Chapter 9: Making Your Presence Online

Embracing E-Commerce

Social Media in Today's Retail Marketplace

Action Guide

Chapter 10: Taking Part in Shop Local Initiatives

Understanding Buy Local Campaigns

Finding Success Through Small Business Saturday

Introducing Commerce and Charity

Action Guide

Chapter 11: A Crystal Ball for Independent Retailers

The Future of Independent Retail

The Future Beyond Technology

When Retail Isn?t In Your Future

Parting Words from Jason Prescott

Parting Words from Nicole Leinbach Reyhle


Appendix A: Resources for Independent Retailers

Appendix B: Common Retail Terms and Definitions

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