Focused extensively on the toxic effect of chemicals on the cardiovascular system, Cardiovascular Toxicology, Fourth Edition is comprised of several key sections beyond cardio and vascular toxicity, such as principles of myocardial cell injury and key methods of assessing cardiovascular function.
New developments include:
- expanded chapter on passive smoking, which includes adverse effects of smoking, and the effects of secondary smoke
- new chapter on the negative effects from environmental chemicals on the cardiovascular system
- chapters covering antibacterial agents and endotoxins include new information on cardiovascular toxicity of antimicrobials, as well as anti-viral agents, antibacterial agents, and other agents