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Poisoning and Drug Overdose

Poisoning & Drug Overdose is an instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of accidental poisoning and drug overdose.

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Version: 4.3.136 Updated: 2015-07-28 License: 1-day trial

An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose, Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. It is enhanced by numerous tables, charts, and a comprehensive index featuring generic, chemical, and brand names, making it an essential resource for anyone responding to drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures.

Divided into four distinct sections for quick access:

  • Section I covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures
  • Section II provides detailed information on 150 common drugs and poisons
  • Section III describes the use of antidotes and therapeutic drugs to treat poisoning
  • Section IV describes the medical management of chemical and occupational exposures, with a table of more than 500 industrial chemicals

“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” --Academic Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition

“…a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.” -- Annals of Emergency Medicine

Also includes advanced search tools and features that have become the staple of quality reference apps from MobiSystems.


featuring search autocomplete to help you find terms quickly by displaying predictions in line with what you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:

  • A quick search of terms while you type.
  • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a term.
  • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound phrases.
  • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a term.
  • Download reference definitions locally for offline access.

including a number of features that help you further enhance your knowledge of the subject:

  • A 'Favorites' feature to memorize terms from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum terms.
  • History list to help you easily review looked-up terms.
  • See terms in context with examples.
  • 'Term-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.

What’s new

Version: 4.3.136
  • Bug fixing