Table of contents for Postmortem toxicology of abused drugs / [edited by] Steven B. Karch.

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Contents
Chapter 1
Introduction to Post-Mortem Toxicology ..................................................................1
W. Lee Hearn, Ph.D. and H. Chip Walls, B.S.
Chapter 2
Specimen Selection, Collection, Preservation, and Security ..................................13
Bradford R. Hepler, Ph.D. and Daniel S. Isenschmid, Ph.D.
Chapter 3
Common Methods in Post-Mortem Toxicology......................................................31
W. Lee Hearn, Ph.D. and H. Chip Walls, B.S.
Chapter 4
Strategies for Post-Mortem Toxicology Investigation.............................................67
Edited and Revised by Henrik Druid, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 5
Quality Assurance in Post-Mortem Toxicology ......................................................95
Wilmo Andollo, B.S.
Chapter 6
Interpretation of Post-Mortem Drug Levels ..........................................................113
Graham R. Jones, Ph.D., DABFT
Appendix I
Glossary of Terms in Forensic Toxicology ...........................................................131
Compiled by H. Chip Walls, B.S.
Appendix II
Common Abbreviations ........................................................................................137
Compiled by H. Chip Walls, B.S.
Appendix III
References for Methods of Drug Quantitative Analysis.....................................141
Appendix IV
Sample Calculations ............................................................................................181
Barry K. Logan, Ph.D. and Alan Wayne Jones, D.Sc.
Appendix V
Predicted Normal Heart Weight (g) as a Function of Body Height in
392 Women and 373 Mena....................................................................................185
Index
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Forensic toxicology.
Drugs of abuse -- Toxicology.
Autopsy.
Autopsy -- methods.
Forensic Toxicology -- methods.
Street Drugs -- poisoning.