The measurement and interpretation of morphine in blood.

@article{Logan1987TheMA,
  title={The measurement and interpretation of morphine in blood.},
  author={Barry K. Logan and John S. Oliver and Hart Smith},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1987},
  volume={35 2-3},
  pages={189-95}
}
A method for the determination of morphine is post-mortem blood by HPLC with electrochemical detection is described. Blood morphine levels in post-mortem cases are reported and the importance of these in causing death is discussed. These post-mortem levels are compared further with morphine levels in the blood of patients receiving morphine as an analgesic.