Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis
- Jay Siegel, Director, Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Fred Smith, University of Alabama - Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
The Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis provides in-depth, up-to-date methods and results of forensic drug analyses. Chapters written by leading researchers in the field discuss the various forms of the drug as well as the origin and nature of samples. How to perform various tests, the use of best practices, and the analysis of results are discussed in detail. Numerous forensic and chemical analytic techniques are covered including immunoassay, gas chromatography, and mass spectrometry.This complete volume is the only compendium of its kind on illicit drugs and analysis and should serve as a widely used reference for professionals. In addition, it can also be used as a standard textbook for graduate courses in forensic science.
Forensic scientists; toxicologists; pharmacologists; drug companies; toxicology testing labs; libraries; poison control centers; physicians; legal and regulatory professions, and chemists.