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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
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Date
2002
Call No
GC2, BA
Pages
xxi, 5
Publisher
CRC Press
Place of Publication
Boca Raton Fl.
ISBN
0-8493-0343-5
Edition
3rd ed.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 3488 (Available)

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