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TITLE : The Forensic Pharmacology Of Drugs Of Abuse

In the preface of the forensic pharmacology of drugs of abuse author olaf h drummer states that the books scope is to provide a comprehensive account of the pharmacological pharmacokinetic and toxicological properties of the most common drugs of abuse that require expert evidence in courtsthe forensic pharmacology of drugs of abuse r j flanagan consultant clinical scientist medical toxicology unit guys and st thomas hospital trust avonley road london se14 5er ukthe general introduction outlines the classes of drugs discussed in the text specimens and specimen collection analysis including a discussion of cut off levels pharmacokineticsduration of action tolerancedependence and aspects of the toxicology of abused compoundsreviews five classes of drugs of abuse that figure in forensic work such as alcohol the benzodiazepines the opioids including heroin the stimulants including amphetamines and cocaine and cannabisa well structured reference work reviewing the five main classes of drugs of abuse that figure prominently in forensic work alcohol the benzodiazepines the opioids including heroin the stimulants including amphetamines and cocaine and cannabis

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