Toxicology—the scientific study of environmental factors that are harmful to living organisms—was established more than 400 years ago by the Swiss physician Paracelsus. Yet, despite its long lineage, this fascinating discipline continues to evolve sophisticated new tools and techniques for identifying toxins and the means by which they impair health.
This book provides environmental technology students with an enjoyable and effective way to acquire the solid working knowledge of toxicology basics they'll need to make informed decisions as professionals. Features that make Basics of Toxicology an ideal introduction to the subject for two-year and four-year environmental technology students, include:
Its comprehensive scope along with its quick-reference design also makes Basics of Toxicology a handy working reference for practicing environmental technicians.