Toxicological Aspects of Drug-Facilitated Crimes

Kobo ebook | March 22, 2014

byPascal Kintz

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Toxicological Aspects of Drug-Facilitated Crimes provides readers with an overview of the field of DFC: its history, toxicological effects, analysis, interpretation of results, the roles that age, gender and race may play, and clinical presentations of these drugs. The most commonly used drugs in DFC are addressed (alcohol, cannabis, MDMA, and cocaine), as well as an emerging range of pharmaceuticals (benzodiazepines, hypnotics, sedatives, neuroleptics, histamine H1-antagonists, or anesthetics), which are becoming more widely used, but are more difficult to detect. Edited by a world-renowned expert in the field of Forensic and Analytical Toxicology, Pascal Kintz, this book investigates toxicants of emerging concern and brings together a number of experts in the field to address the most recent discoveries on DFC toxicology.



  • Brings together the latest research on the toxicological analysis of drug-facilitated crimes (DFC), with real-life case studies
  • Provides up-to-date analytical techniques for determining toxicity levels in blood, urine, and hair
  • Covers all types of toxicants involved in DFC, including alcohol, cannabis, MDMA, and a wide variety of pharmaceuticals

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Toxicological Aspects of Drug-Facilitated Crimes provides readers with an overview of the field of DFC: its history, toxicological effects, analysis, interpretation of results, the roles that age, gender and race may play, and clinical presentations of these drugs. The most commonly used drugs in DFC are addressed (alcohol, cannabis, M...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 22, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124169694

ISBN - 13:9780124169692

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