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Drugs and poisons in relation to the developing nervous system

Conference on Drugs and Poisons as Etiological Agents in Mental Retardation (1967 Palo Alto, Calif.)

Drugs and poisons in relation to the developing nervous system

proceedings.

by Conference on Drugs and Poisons as Etiological Agents in Mental Retardation (1967 Palo Alto, Calif.)

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Published by U.S.National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness in Bethesda,Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- Toxicology -- Congresses,
  • Neurology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Co-chairmen] Guy M.McKhann [and] Sumner J.Yaffe. Technical editor: Gerhard S.Sharon
    SeriesPublic Health Service publication no.1791, Public Health Service publication -- no. 1791
    ContributionsMcKhann, Guy M., 1932-, Yaffe, Sumner J., 1923-, National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Staff Group on Mental Retardation
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,276p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14710794M
    LC Control Number68061621

    The most important parts of your body are related to the central nervous system, but they can suffer from various disorders. Learn what this system is and a bit about the disorders it may have, as. Biological basis of behavior: The nervous system. Practice: Nervous system questions. This is the currently selected item. Structure of the nervous system. Functions of the nervous system. Motor unit. Peripheral somatosensation. Muscle stretch reflex. Autonomic nervous system. Gray and white matter. Upper motor neurons.

      The nervous system has two divisions, the central and the peripheral. The central nervous system (CNS), made up of the brain and the spinal cord, is located within the cranial cavity of the skull and the vertebral canal of the spinal peripheral nervous system (PNS) includes all nervous structures (ganglia and nerves) that lie outside the cranial cavity and the vertebral canal. provides accurate and independent information on more t prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 10 Aug ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 3 Aug ), Wolters Kluwer™ .

    The develop-ing nervous system is particularly vulnerable to some neurotoxic substances, for several reasons. account for nearly 40 percent of drug-related hospi-talizations and more than half the deaths resulting from drug reactions (19). Identifying and Controlling Poisons of the Nervous System- the Nervous System the Nervous System. Disclaimer. Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct. Readers must therefore always check the product information and clinical procedures with the most up to date published product information and data sheets provided by the manufacturers and the most recent codes of conduct and safety regulations.


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The importance of knowing how to manage these exposures in emergency departments (EDs) cannot be overemphasized. Author(s): Sharon,Gerhard S; Conference on Drugs and Poisons as Etiological Agents in Mental Retardation,( Palo Alto, Calif.); National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness (U.S.) Title(s): Drugs and poisons in relation to the developing nervous system; proceedings.

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