Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health is the ideal text for a first course in toxicology For The public health student. In four sections, it offers an introduction To The field, As well as the basics of toxicology principles, systemic toxicity, and toxicology practice. The text is immediately readable For The student with little technical background. This book is also ideal For The practicing attorney dealing in environmental law issues, toxic torts, product liability, workers compensation or personal injury from chemical exposure. it gives the reader a clear, non-technical understanding of how chemicals produce injury in the body as well as the necessary vocabulary to engage in discussion with experts in the field. Features: Offers thorough coverage of the basic principles of toxicology without being too technical or specialized. Uses reader-friendly language making it accessible to students from a variety of backgrounds including environmental health, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, biostatistics, medicine, nursing, engineering, biology, chemistry, As well as toxicology. Authored by a professor with over 20 years of experience teaching who is also a well known expert witness in Toxicology Ira S. Richards is the author of 'Principles And Practice Of Toxicology In Public Health', published 2007 under ISBN 9780763738235 and ISBN 0763738239.