Drug Testing Technology

Drug Testing Technology

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Covering a wide range of research currently being done in drug analysis, Drug Testing Technology: Assessment of Field Applications compares and evaluates various methods used to determine abused drugs taken by individuals, and their application in various programs and contexts. Controversies associated with various methods, including urine analysis and hair analysis, are examined. Contributors from a wide diversity of disciplines offer advanced knowledge, encompassing work which is technical as well as markedly philosophical. Chapters provide overviews of drug incorporation into hair; the use of hair analysis for compliance measurement in the use of anti-epileptic medications; and the application of drug testing to the psychiatric treatment of substance abuse disorders. Drug Testing Technology: Assessment of Field Applications provides information useful in medical applications, workplace testing, criminal justice monitoring community epidemiology, and drug treatment assessment.The use of hair analysis for assessing therapeutic compliance is also endowed with certain limitations, but there are potential ... the concentration in hair, Williams et al., aquot; Baumgartner et al., a€ and that of the temporal relationship between drug taking behavior derived from ... posterior vertex is that in this region at any one time, about 85 percent of the hair follicles are in the anagen, or active growth phase.

Title:Drug Testing Technology
Author:Tom Mieczkowski
Publisher:CRC Press - 1999-04-27


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