Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing, Second Edition, addresses the general principles and technological advances for measuring drugs and alcohol, along with the pitfalls of drugs of abuse testing. Many designer drugs, for example, are not routinely tested in drugs of abuse panels and may go undetected in a drug test. This updated edition is a must-have for clinical pathologists, toxicologists, clinicians, and medical review officers and regulators, bridging the gap between technical and clinical information. Topics of note include the monitoring of pain management drugs, bath salts, spices (synthetic marijuana), designer drugs and date rape drugs, and more. Serves as a ready resource of information for alcohol and drug testing Ideal resource for making decisions related to the monitoring and interpretation of results Includes concise content for clinical laboratory scientists, toxicologists and clinicians

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  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 560 pages
  • ISBN : 0128156082
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKCritical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing, Second Edition, addresses the general principles and technological advances for measuring drugs and alcohol, along with the pitfalls of drugs of abuse testing. Many designer drugs, for example, are not routinely tested in drugs of abuse panels and may go undetected in a drug test. This updated edition is a must-have for clinical pathologists, toxicologists, clinicians, and medical review officers and regulators, bridging the gap between technical and clinical information. Topics

Resolving Erroneous Reports in Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Resolving Erroneous Reports in Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 July 2012
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The tools for detecting false positives, false negatives, and interference in interactions when testing and monitoring therapeutic drug use For physicians monitoring a patient's progress, efficacy of treatment is often linked to a patient's response to medication. Determining whether a patient is taking the prescribed amount, the drug or dosage is effective, or the prescribed medication is interacting with other drugs can be determined through drug testing. Written as a guide for toxicologists, chemists, and health professionals involved in patient

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  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 November 1996
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Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. Pathways of Addiction meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources. The committee makes its recommendations within the public health framework and incorporates diverse fields of inquiry and a range of policy positions. It examines both the demand and supply aspects of drug abuse. Pathways of Addiction offers a fact-filled, highly

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  • Author : Helene Raskin White,David L. Rabiner
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 14 November 2011
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Substance use among college students can result in serious academic and safety problems and have long-term negative repercussions. This state-of-the-art volume draws on the latest research on students' alcohol and drug use to provide useful suggestions for how to address this critical issue on college campuses. Leading researchers from multiple disciplines examine the prevalence and nature of substance use by students; biological and neuropsychological considerations; psychological and social aspects; prevention; and policy. Exemplary programs are presented -- including brief interventions,

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 October 2016
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Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory provides an overview and quick reference to genetic relationships and clinical laboratory information related to the serious public health issue of alcohol and drug abuse. Written in a clear and concise manner, this book discusses the necessary information for health and safety professionals working in public health to learn about complex issues quickly to better help their patients, employees, and others affected by alcohol and drug abuse. Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory

Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory
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  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 22 January 2013
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This practical, easy-to-use guide, named to Doody’s Core Titles 2013, addresses interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, biomarkers. Clinicians and laboratory scientists can therefore rely on one reference which speaks to both their needs of accurate specimen analysis and optimal patient care. Erroneous hospital and pathology laboratory results can be confusing and problematic, especially in acute care situations. While some factors creating interference, can be identified in the laboratory, detecting many others

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  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 22 May 2013
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This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of

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The Right Test
  • Author : Carl E. Speicher
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company
  • Release : 09 May 1998
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The 3rd Edition of this popular resource gives you quick, dependable testing guidelines for over 70 of the most common medical problems. It helps you to select the tests that will achieve the most accurate diagnoses at the lowest costs. You'll also find screening recommendations for conditions such as cancer, alcohol or drug abuse, hemochromatosis, and coronary heart disease.