Forensic Toxicology: Principles And Concepts

Hardcover | January 15, 2016

byNicholas T Lappas, Courtney M LappasEditorNicholas Lappas

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Forensic Toxicology: Principles and Concepts takes the reader back to the origins of forensic toxicology providing an overview of the largely unchanging principles of the discipline. The text focuses on the major tenets in forensic toxicology, including an introduction to the discipline, fundamentals of forensic toxicology analysis, types of interpretations based on analytical forensic toxicology results, and reporting from the laboratory to the courtroom. Forensic Toxicology also contains appendices covering the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, immunology and immunological assays, toxicogenomics, and case studies. Significant emphasis on the fundamental principles and concepts of forensic toxicology Provides students with an introduction to the core tenets of the discipline, focusing on the concepts, strategies, and methodologies utilized by professionals in the field Coauthored by a forensic toxicologist with over 40 years of experience as a professor who has taught graduate courses in forensic and analytical toxicology and who has served as a consultant and expert witness in civil and criminal cases The book's companion website, http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/Manuals.aspx?isbn=9780127999678 features exclusive web-based content

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Forensic Toxicology: Principles and Concepts takes the reader back to the origins of forensic toxicology providing an overview of the largely unchanging principles of the discipline. The text focuses on the major tenets in forensic toxicology, including an introduction to the discipline, fundamentals of forensic toxicology analysis, ty...

Dr. Nicholas T. Lappas, an Associate Professor in the Department of Forensic Sciences at the George Washington University, has extensive experience and demonstrated expertise in both the teaching and practice of forensic toxicology. In 1975, Dr. Lappas, was one of the first two full time faculty members appointed to the faculty of the ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 15, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0127999671

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Development of Forensic Toxicology Chapter 2: The Duties and Responsibilities of Forensic Toxicologists Chapter 3: Forensic Toxicology Resources Chapter 4: The Laboratory Chapter 5: Analytical Strategy Chapter 6: Sample Handling Chapter 7: Storage Stability of Analytes Chapter 8: Analytical Samples Chapter 9: Sample Preparation Chapter 10: Methods of Detection, Identification and Quantitation Chapter 11: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Chapter 12: Types of Interpretations Chapter 13: Reports Chapter 14: Testifying

APPENDICES Appendix A: Principles of Pharmacokinetics Appendix B: Principles of Pharmacodynamics Appendix C: Immunoassays Appendix D: Toxicogenomics Appendix E: Famous Cases in Forensic Toxicology