Medical Toxicology — Clinical aspects

  • J. A. Vale
Part of the Archives of Toxicology book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 15)

Abstract

In a recent review, Dayan (1989) has written, “As so much toxicological work involves decisions about human health, as well as sophisticated laboratory and animal experimentation of types common to all biomedical sciences, it might be expected that many toxicologists would be physicians.” However, Dayan’s survey of the membership of the British Toxicology Society indicates that only 1–2% of members are medically qualified.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Vale
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dudley Road HospitalWest Midlands Poisons UnitBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Section of Therapeutics and Clinical Toxicology, Department of MedicineUniversity of BirminghamUK

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