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Dealing with toxic exposure in pets

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Small Animal Toxicology, 3rd edn
Michael Peterson and
Patricia Talcott
928 pages, paperback, £64.99.
Saunders Elsevier. 2013.
ISBN 978 1 45570 717 1

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THE earlier editions of this book have always had a prominent place on my bookshelf, as they were publications I liked to have near at hand to grab for a quick revision, clarification of a minor detail and also for learning something new.

In the preface, the authors indicate their remit was to produce a valuable aid to the clinician in practice and also to provide a textbook for veterinary students. Thus the earlier sections are obviously directed at setting the scene and outlining the fundamentals of toxicology, important calculations, and why detailed knowledge of the mechanisms of toxicity, …

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