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Dose Effect

(560) Most poisons and medicinal products are dependant upon the size of dose for their clinical effects. These progress from
  • No clinical signs.
  • A therapeutic effect.
  • A toxic effect.
  • A lethal effect.
The degree of toxicity is measured by a term LD50 which is the dose that will kill 50% of the exposed population.

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