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Some observations concerning blood morphine concentrations in narcotic addicts.
  • J. Monforte
  • Medicine
  • Journal of forensic sciences
  • 1 October 1977
Blood samples from deceased narcotic addicts were analyzed for morphine, and the results form persons who died from narcotic addiction were compared with those from homicide victims. In mostExpand
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A death involving fentanyl.
Selected ion monitoring gas chromatography/mass spectrometry was employed to quantitate fentanyl in blood, liver, and kidney from a death attributed to a fentanyl overdose. The concentration ofExpand
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Scald burns complicated by isopropyl alcohol intoxication. A case of fatal child abuse.
Scald burns are the most common type of thermal injury in child abuse. Death associated with nonaccidental burns, however, is uncommon. We recently investigated the case of a 4-year-old child whoExpand
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Detection of basic organic drugs and their metabolites in urine.
Basic organic drugs were extracted into ethanol from urine saturated with potassium carbonate. Drugs in this concentrate were purified by extraction into ether at pH 8.5. The ether extract wasExpand
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Fluorometric determination of primary and secondary amines in blood and urine after thin-layer chromatography.
7-Chloro-4-nitrobenzo-2-oxa -1,3-diazole reacts with primary and secondary amines to produce highly fluorescent compounds. The resulting emission spectra for primary and secondary amines are similar;Expand
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Fluorometric determination of propoxyphene.
We report a sensitive fluorometric method of analysis of propoxyphene in biological materials. 4-Chloro-7-nitrobenzo-2,1,3-oxadiazole is reacted with propoxyphene to produce highly fluorescentExpand
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Toxicological and pathological findings in fatalities involving pentazocine and tripelennamine.
Toxicological and pathological findings are described in fatalities involving pentazocine (Talwin) and tripelennamine (Pyribenzamine). Procedures using thin-layer chromatography, gas chromatography,Expand
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Fluorometric screening method for detecting benzodiazepines in blood and urine.
We report a fluorometric method for detecting diazepam, chlordiazepoxide, oxazepam, chlorazepate, and (or) their major metabolites in blood, urine, or gastric contents at low therapeuticExpand
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Methadone deaths in children. A continuing problem.
SINCE the inception of methadone maintenance clinics in the late 1960s, accidental poisoning of children with methadone has been reported by several authors. In spite of legislation intendedExpand
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