Venomous and Poisonous Marine Animals: A Medical and Biological Handbook

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This comprehensive, colour-illustrated volume covers the identification and biology of stinging and poisonous sea creatures, their effects on humans, the first aid and medical management of victims, and the prevention of envenomation in recreation and work.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

In Case of Emergency 6 Selected marine toxins
79
some significant
85
Pathogenesis
92
GHAPTER 5
98
Flow chart for cardiopulmonary
107
CHAPTER 16
161
The envenomation process
174
Anthozoans Hydrozoans
180
Phylum Porifera sponges
340
Ciguatera fish poisoning
346
Venomous Fish
354
CHAPTER 17
389
Sea Snakes 396
397
Marine Stings in the Gulf of Oman
404
CHAPTER 19
411
CHAPTER 21
420

Taxonomic outline of the class
236
Mediterranean
284
174
304
CHAPTER 12
312
Phylum Mollusca
327
CHAPTER 23
431
CHAPTER 25
444
Index
448
436
495
Copyright

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Populaire passages

Pagina 476 - STRANGE DWELLINGS : a Description of the Habitations of Animals, abridged from 'Homes without Hands '. With 60 Illustrations.
Pagina 460 - A report of a series of recent outbreaks of unusual cephalopod and fish intoxications in Japan.

Over de auteur (1996)

John Williamson, Senior Fellow since 1981, was on leave as Chief Economist for South Asia at the World Bank during 1996-99; Economics professor at Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (1978-81), University of Warwick (1970-77), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967, 1980), University of York (1963-68), and Princeton University (1962-63); Adviser to the International Monetary Fund (1972-74); & Economic Consultant to the UK Treasury (1968-70). He is author or editor of numerous studies on international monetary & developing world debt issues, including The Crawling Band as an Exchange Rate Regime (1996), What Role for Currency Boards? (1995), Estimating Equilibrium Exchange Rates (1994), The Political Economy of Policy Reform (1993), Latin American Adjustment: How Much Has Happened? (1990) & Targets & Indicators: A Blueprint for the International Coordination of Economic Policy with Marcus Miller (1987).

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