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Karch, Steven B (2002) Karch's pathology of drug abuse. Boca Raton Fl.: CRC Press .

This reference book is a comprehensive guide to the pathology, toxicology, and pharmacology of commonly abused drugs. It covers the origin, history, and production techniques used to make these drugs. There is data on the investigation of drug-related deaths and on practical approaches to the detection of drug abuse. The medical complications associated with each drug are discussed in some detail. Individual chapters deal with cocaine, other naturally occurring stimulants, synthetic stimulants, hallucinogens, narcotics, anabolic steroids, and solvent abuse. Approximately 800 new references have been added since the publication of the first edition.

Item Type:Book
Call No:GC2, BA
Pages:xxi, 5
Publisher:CRC Press
Place of Publication:Boca Raton Fl.
Edition:3rd ed.
Keywords:AOD abuse, pathology (field), Drugs, Drug Abuse
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Accession Number:HRB 3488 (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > Inhalants and solvents
B Substances > Steroids of abuse
B Substances > Cocaine
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pharmacology and toxicology
B Substances > CNS stimulants
G Health and disease > Etiology > Disease transmission factor
B Substances > Drugs and alcohol in general
B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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