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

SECTION I
25
Historical Background to Marine
53
CHAPTER 3
63
63
81
65
96
74
141
CHAPTER 16
226
CHAPTER 12
318
CHAPTER 15
346
Venomous Fish
354
CHAPTER 17
399
Distribution
411
CHAPTER 20
418
Scuba Diving Perspective
429
Mystery Syndromes Possibly Associated
444
Stop press information
445

CHAPTER 13
327
Phylum Porifera sponges
340
Index
467
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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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