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By Steven B. Karch MD, Olaf Drummer, MD, FFFLM, Steven B. Karch

ISBN-10: 0849303435

ISBN-13: 9780849303432

ISBN-10: 1420042114

ISBN-13: 9781420042115

AUTHORITATIVE details FROM THE resource YOU TRUSTThe 3rd variation of Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse keeps to supply a entire but available advisor to the pathology, toxicology, and pharmacology of regularly abused medications. As in prior variants, the point of interest continues to be at the research of drug-related deaths and on useful methods to the detection of drug abuse. It covers intimately the medical results of drug utilization and offers the most recent info on scientific points of drug abuse. This well-written, widely referenced source provides a mix of scientific info and pathology findings.SEE what is NEW within the 3rd EDITION:New info on methamphetamine abuseNew bankruptcy on GHB, ketamine, and choose natural hallucinogensNew micrographs exhibiting pathology of drug similar deathsOver a thousand new referencesThe mechanism of surprising loss of life in cocaine clients and overdose in heroin abusersToxicology and pathology of ephedrineNeurochemistry of excited deliriumPsychotic habit in stimulant abusersAbout the writer: Steven B. Karch has seemed as a professional witness in overseas situations, together with suggestion to tips within the Harold Shipman homicide trial. he's an assistant medical expert in San Francisco, the place he consults on instances of drug-related deaths. He bought his bachelors measure from Brown collage, did graduate paintings in mobile biology and biophysics at Stanford, and obtained his M.D. from Tulane collage scientific college.

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By 1910, coca exports from Java exceeded those from South America (Karch, 1998; Musto, 1998; Gootenberg, 1999). The first histologic studies of cocaine toxicity were published in 1888. Vasili Zanchevski of St. Petersburg, Russia, studied the acute and chronic effects of cocaine in dogs. After a single lethal dose (24 mg/kg), the animals had changes typical of acute asphyxia. ” There were focal degenerative changes in the spinal ganglia, heart, and liver. In some cases, the myocytes had “lost their striae and [were] intensely granular” (Zanchevski, 1888).

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