Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons
by Klaassen, Curtis D. Klaassen, Curtis D.
Edition: 7th., November 2007
This is the best textbook out there available for toxicology. It is a valuable reference to any veterinary student for understanding the basics of toxicology as well as for advanced study.
Completely reorganized, over 60 leading experts explain toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the effects of a wide range of toxic agents. Appropriate for: Pharmacology Graduate Students, Environmental Health Graduate Students.
This is a new edition of a major textbook on the basic science of toxicology intended for both students and practitioners. Its emphasis is on mechanisms of toxicity. The last edition was published in 1991. It provides information on the many facets of toxicology, especially on the principles, concepts, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. This book is written for graduate courses in toxicology. In addition, scientists from other disciplines may find relevant sections. This is an accurate target audience, in my opinion. The illustrations are well done and absolutely necessary. The text is extensively referenced and up-to-date. The book is neat in appearance. This continues to be the premier reference book on the basic science of toxicology. The new edition is a timely update of a very useful book.