Christopher W Long

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Guaifenesin is an over-the-counter expectorant used for chest congestion and is available both in single-ingredient formulations and in combination with antihistamines, cough suppressants and decongestants. The documented side-effects of guaifenesin are generally mild. We present the case of a 23-year-old female who committed suicide by ingestion of(More)
Drug concentration is a factor in the determination of the manner of death, but considerable overlap exists between therapeutic and toxic concentrations. This study aims to quantify opioid mortality in Kansas from use of fentanyl, methadone and oxycodone and to evaluate utility of drug concentrations for the determination of the manner of death. Cases(More)
We present the first reported fatality from argon gas emboli during prostate cryosurgery. The decedent underwent cryotherapy for prostate carcinoma using cryoablation probes which were cooled with argon and nitrous oxide and warmed with helium. Minutes into the procedure he experienced sudden cardiovascular collapse and could not be resuscitated. Postmortem(More)
Invasive weeds threaten the biodiversity and forage productivity of grasslands worldwide. However, management of these weeds is constrained by the practical difficulty of detecting small-scale infestations across large landscapes and by limits in understanding of landscape-scale invasion dynamics, including mechanisms that enable patches to expand,(More)
Stir bar sorptive extraction is an innovative sample extraction technique that can be used to process blood, urine, and tissue samples for routine drug screening in the forensic toxicology laboratory. The Gerstel Twister desorption unit (TDU) system is a multifunctional desorption unit capable of determining the presence of analytes from liquid samples(More)
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