Summary and Info
Focusing entirely on toxicity to the cardiovascular system, this fourth edition of a bestseller emphasizes mechanistic aspects of toxicity, examining the cellular and molecular effects of chemicals in more detail. Revised and expanded, this edition features a new chapter on the adverse effects of environmental chemicals on the cardiovascular system. In addition, the book includes an overview on the adverse effects of smoking and secondary smoke. This comprehensive text also presents new information on the cardiovascular toxicity of antimicrobials, which include anti-virals and other agents, as well as antibacterial agents and endotoxins.