Concentrations of scheduled prescription drugs in blood of impaired drivers: considerations for interpreting the results.

@article{Jones2007ConcentrationsOS,
  title={Concentrations of scheduled prescription drugs in blood of impaired drivers: considerations for interpreting the results.},
  author={A. W. Jones and Anita Holmgren and Fredrik C. Kugelberg},
  journal={Therapeutic drug monitoring},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          248-60
        }
}
  • A. W. Jones, Anita Holmgren, Fredrik C. Kugelberg
  • Published in Therapeutic drug monitoring 2007
  • Medicine
  • We report the concentrations of scheduled prescription drugs in blood samples from people arrested in Sweden for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). The investigation covered a 2 year period 2004 (N = 7052 cases) and 2005 (N = 7759 cases) and was prompted by recent legislation stipulating zero-concentration limits in blood for controlled substances. However, prescription drugs are exempt from the zero-limit law provided that the medication was being used in accordance with a doctor's… CONTINUE READING

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