Search for dissertations about: "forensic toxicology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words forensic toxicology.

  1. 1. Testosterone Use and Abuse : Methodological Aspects in Forensic Toxicology and Clinical Diagnostics

    Author : Yvonne Lood; Jeanette Wahlberg; Johan Ahlner; Bertil Ekman; Elisabeth Aardal; Martin Josefsson; Ingemar Thiblin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) is widespread in society and is today a major public health problem, associated with mental and somatic adverse effects and risk behavior, such as use of other illicit drugs and criminality. Testosterone, the most important endogenous male androgen, is therapeutically used in replacement therapy but is also extensively used as a doping agent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Postmortem toxicology : aspects on interpretation

    Author : Per Holmgren; Jörg Mörland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Postmortem toxicology is a matter of analytical chemistry and the consequent interpretation of the results. Thus, both parts are of great importance to come to the right conclusion or the most probable explanation of the analytical results. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forensic Toxicological Aspects of Tramadol : Focus on Enantioselective Drug Disposition and Pharmacogenetics

    Author : Pernilla Haage; Fredrik Kugelberg; Robert Kronstrand; Espen Molden; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : One of the most difficult parts in forensic toxicology is to interpret obtained drug concentrations. Was it therapeutic, toxic or even lethal to the particular individual that the blood sample was drawn from? Concentrations of opioid drugs are especially difficult to interpret, because of large interindividual differences in innate and acquired tolerance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zopiclone degradation in biological samples : Characteristics and consequences in forensic toxicology

    Author : Gunnel Nilsson; Robert Kronstrand; Fredrik C. Kugelberg; Johan Ahlner; Mikael Hedeland; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Bio-analytical results are influenced by in vivo factors such as genetics, pharmacological and physiological conditions and in vitro factors such as specimen composition, sample additives and storage conditions. Zopiclone (ZOP) is a short-acting hypnotic drug (Imovane®) used for treatment of insomnia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychoactive prescription drug use disorders, misuse and abuse : Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    Author : Micaela Tjäderborn; Staffan Hägg; Johan Ahlner; Anna Jönsson; Morten Andersen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychoactive prescription drugs; psychotropic drugs; prescription drug use disorders; prescription drug misuse; abuse; pharmacovigilance; drug utilization; pharmacoepidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: There is a widespread and increasing use of psychoactive prescription drugs, such as opioid analgesics, anxiolytics, hypnotics and anti-epileptics, but their use is associated with a risk of drug use disorder, misuse and abuse. Today, these are globally recognized and emerging public health concerns. READ MORE