Venomous and Poisonous Marine Animals: A Medical and Biological Handbook

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This comprehensive, colour-illustrated volume covers the identification and biology of stinging and poisonous sea creatures, their effects on humans, the first aid and medical management of victims, and the prevention of envenomation in recreation and work.
 

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Indice

List of colour plates
15
Preface
25
Standard Abbreviations and Units
33
GENERAL INTRODUCTION
39
Surf Life Saving Queenslands
53
The Injuries Their Incidence
63
Box jellyfish deaths in Australia
72
Morbidity from marine toxins
78
Cubozoans box jellyfish
236
International Information
284
ECHINODERMS MOLLUSCS
311
Phylum Mollusca
327
Phylum Porifera sponges
340
Ciguatera fish poisoning
346
Venomous Fish
354
Sea Snakes
396

CHAPTER 4
86
CHAPTER 7
91
Pathogenesis
92
CHAPTER 5
98
Flow chart for cardiopulmonary
107
ANIMALS WITH
119
Cnidarian Envenomation
174
Anthozoans Hydrozoans
180
CHAPTER 16
222
Marine Stings in the Gulf of Oman
404
CHAPTER 19
411
CONSIDERATIONS
418
Mystery Syndromes Possibly Associated
434
Stop press information
442
Bibliography
456
Index
488
Copyright

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Informazioni sull'autore (1996)

John Williamson, Senior Fellow since 1981, was on leave as Chief Economist for South Asia at the World Bank during 1996-99; Economics professor at Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (1978-81), University of Warwick (1970-77), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967, 1980), University of York (1963-68), and Princeton University (1962-63); Adviser to the International Monetary Fund (1972-74); & Economic Consultant to the UK Treasury (1968-70). He is author or editor of numerous studies on international monetary & developing world debt issues, including The Crawling Band as an Exchange Rate Regime (1996), What Role for Currency Boards? (1995), Estimating Equilibrium Exchange Rates (1994), The Political Economy of Policy Reform (1993), Latin American Adjustment: How Much Has Happened? (1990) & Targets & Indicators: A Blueprint for the International Coordination of Economic Policy with Marcus Miller (1987).

Peter Fenner completed a PhD in Madhyamika philosophical psychology in 1983. He founded the Center for Timeless Wisdom (wisdom.org). His books include The Ontology of the Middle Way, Reasoning into Reality, Essential Wisdom Teachings, and The Edge of Certainty: Dilemmas on the Buddhist Path.

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