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Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners - (Hardcover)

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Forensic professionals, particularly medical examiners—often working through heavy caseloads—require quick and easy access to reliable sources of information to help interpret toxicology results. While several in-depth resources are available, they are often large, cumbersome, and contain more information than is often needed.

The Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners is a concise handbook referencing the most common toxic substances and their reported non-toxic, toxic, and lethal concentrations, making it an ideal text for quick reference in the lab or autopsy room.

Features of the Second Edition:

    • Explains the principles of postmortem toxicology and the factors which must be considered
    • Provides tables of toxicologic data for over 200 commonly encountered substances, including drugs of abuse, poisons, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter medications
    • Includes discussion and description of the novel psychoactive drugs—including synthetic opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants and hallucinogens
    • Supplemental appendices provide additional information regarding specimen types and selection, testing methodologies, normal laboratory values, and conversion charts

The busy forensic professional needs a concise handbook that provides critical information quickly and accurately. This heavily referenced text offers an easy-to-use format allowing for rapid access for both routine daily use and preparation for courtroom testimony.

Number of Pages: 259
Genre: Medical, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Series Title: CRC Series in Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: M.D. D. Kimberley Molina & Ph.D. Veronica M. Hargrove
Language: English
Street Date: August 2, 2018
TCIN: 53524010
UPC: 9780815365815
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-1726
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