The Forensic Aspects of Poisons by Richard Stripp


The Forensic Aspects of Poisons by Richard Stripp

The Forensic Aspects of Poisons introduces students to the basic principles of forensic toxicology and the role of poisons in forensic science. Emphasis is placed on the common drugs and poisons that are encountered by a practicing forensic toxicologist and the approach to determining their medicolegal role in establishing the cause of death and disease. Topics explored include homicide by chemical means, the role of drugs and chemicals in other types of accidental and intentional deaths, and how the interpretation of such cases is utilized in the criminal court setting. An introduction to the basic applied methods of urine drug testing, human performance toxicology, and sports testing is also provided.

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127 pages


Richard Stripp
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Publication date

15th December 2006



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