Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners, Paperback / softback Book


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 consideredProvides tables of toxicologic data for over 200 commonly encountered substances, including drugs of abuse, poisons, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter medicationsIncludes discussion and description of the novel psychoactive drugs-including synthetic opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants and hallucinogensSupplemental appendices provide additional information regarding specimen types and selection, testing methodologies, normal laboratory values, and conversion chartsThe 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 260 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 229 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Medical toxicology
  • ISBN: 9780815365440



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