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Poisons and toxins

Joan Arehart-Treichel

Poisons and toxins

by Joan Arehart-Treichel

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poisons -- Juvenile literature,
  • Toxins -- Juvenile literature,
  • Poisons,
  • Toxins

  • About the Edition

    Examines the effects of poisons and toxins from various sources.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Joan Arehart-Treichel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1213 .A73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4885075M
    ISBN 100823402886
    LC Control Number76015034
    OCLC/WorldCa2224982

    In the fight for survival, poison and venom are deadly weapons. They can help animals defend themselves against predators or conquer unsuspecting prey. Find out which animals carry the deadliest toxins, and how poison and venom differ between species. You might want to stay clear of these animals! The chemical analysis of poisons in the body began in the 19th century-Poisoning is rare as a form of murder, but toxicology is important in studying cases kd drug overdoses and sporting violations - Poisons produced by living organisms include alcohol and bacterial toxins-heavy metals and pesticides are also common poisons found in humans.

    In the case of poisons that cause liver damage, intravenous fluids assist in flushing toxins from the dog's body and may be combined with medications to help liver functions. [23] Treatment will be more effective if the type of poison is known. Well, toxins aren’t referred to as poisons or venoms until how they enter someone’s body has been taken into account. Some toxins act when ingested, absorbed through the skin, or inhaled; such toxins are referred to as poisons. Others enter our bodies through wounds deliberately inflicted by the toxic species — those are venoms.

    Besides naming some novels with poisons such as A is for Arsenic or Sparkling Cyanide, she used everything from hemlock to strychnine in her novels and created a unique plot around these toxins for that particular book. BadBug Book Handbook of Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Introduction Food safety is a complex issue that has an .


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Get this from a library. Poisons and toxins. [Marc Kusinitz] -- Examines the various types of poisons and toxins, their sources, and their effect on the human body. This is an extremely helpful book when writing murder mysteries or any novel involving poisons.

I'd used it for a long time. If it ever gets updated, it would be useful to have information about the tests a forensic scientist would perform in order to test for these various drugs and poisons/5(47).

Books shelved as poisons: The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum, Poison Study by Maria.

Lily Robinson is a brilliant physician with an encyclopedic knowledge of all toxins and poisons, and a penchant for stilettos. In an unforeseeable twist in her life, the United States Government appeals to her patriotism--and her knowledge of how to kill without bloodshed, to rid the world of threats to our nation/5(31).

Looking at the list of poisons, you might be tempted to think lead is safer than salt or bee sting venom is safer than cyanide. Looking at the lethal dose can be misleading because some of these chemicals are cumulative poisons (e.g., lead) and others are chemicals your body naturally detoxifies in small amounts (e.g., cyanide).

Individual biochemistry is also important. organisms that carry poisons are called poisonous organisms. They could be poisonous plants or venomous/poisonous animals found either on land or in water. Poisons can be broadly classified as physical, chemical or biological agents.

In this chapter, we have attempted to review some important poisons, venoms and toxins and have highlightedFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. Poisons and toxins.

[Joan Arehart-Treichel] -- Examines the effects of poisons and toxins from various sources. Our bodies are full of poisons from products we use every day. I know – I’ve had my urine tested for them.

But before I get into all that, let’s do. This book presents thumbnail sketches of pertinent information relating to poisoning of small animal pets by commonly encountered substances, plants and other items.

For each agent, information is given on toxicology, clinical effects, appropriate first aid and subsequent management and prognosis. This resource is designed as a triage tool to enable veterinary.

Given their insidious and deadly nature, poisons are illegal in most societies but are a favorite tool among assassins, drow, and other evil creatures. Poisons come in the following four types: Contact: Contact poison can be smeared on an object and remains potent until it is touched or washed off.

A creature that touches contact poison with exposed skin suffers its effects. Poisons are characterized by biologists as harmful substances absorbed by the body, the skin or gut, whereas venoms are injected by a bite or sting, and toxins are created by a function in nature.

Most people use the word poison to describe any harmful substance, and to give weight to its dangerous : Lizleafloor. Poisons and Toxins: Protecting Your Birds From Danger by Gary Gallerstein D.V.M.

(Adapted From The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook) (AKJ - an older article, and one we have published before, but still with relevance today) Keeping birds in our home environment presents us with many challenges. Animal Toxins is a collection of papers that tackles the advancement in studies that aim to enhance the contemporary understanding of animal toxins.

articles about poisonous marine animals are presented, which include differentiation of the poisons of fish, shellfish, and plankton and block of sensory nerve conduction in the cat by mussel. Poisons seemed to suffer from an identity crisis - is it a scientific book about poisons or is it about people who have used poison.

I'm still not sure. The beginning of the book had stories about famous poisoners throughout history, but the second half was about the use of poison in a more overall sense and what the chemical structures were/5.

Toxic shock: Agatha Christie’s poisons The queen of crime is known for her obscure plots and fiendish clues, but her expertise with Author: Kathryn Harkup. Theodore Wormley (–) writes the first American book dedicated to poisons, Microchemistry of Poisons.

– US food and drugs law passed The Pure Food and Drugs Act () prevents the production or trafficking of mislabelled, adulterated or poisonous foods, drugs and pharmaceuticals, medicines and liquors. In this entertaining and fact-filled book, science writer Peter Macinnis considers poisons in all their aspects.

He recounts stories of the celebrated poisoners in history and literature, from Nero to Thomas Wainewright, and from the death of Socrates to Hamlet and Peter ed on: This book describes the major achievements and discoveries relevant to bacterial protein toxins since the turn of the new century illustrated by the discovery of more than fifty novel toxins (many of them identified through genome screening).

Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators is a concise yet comprehensive overview of toxicants and unanticipated circumstances in which poisoning occurs.

This book expands awareness of poisoning possibilities, heightens recognition of the toxic potential of many substances, and provides information to aid in focusing investigations. Books about toxins and poisons.

Anything will do for me, as it’s related to poisons or toxins and/or their antidotes. light-hearted with romance. I want to give my friend (27F), who isn’t much of a reader, a book to read that will transport her into a literary world and realise that she isn’t alone.

89 comments. share. save hide. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Poisons and toxins by Joan Arehart-Treichel,Holiday House edition, in English Poisons and toxins ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Peter Macinnis, a science writer, has also been a teacher and museum author of twenty books for adults and children, including Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar and Poisons: From Hemlock to Botox and the Killer Bean of Calabar, he has appeared on radio and television in his native now works for an online encyclopedia and lives Brand: Arcade.The history of poison stretches from before BCE to the present s have been used for many purposes across the span of human existence, most commonly as weapons, anti-venoms, and has allowed much progress in branches, toxicology, and technology, among other sciences.

Poison was discovered in ancient times, and was used by .