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Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death

Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death
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Australia

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Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death

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English


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5 in 30

1/8/2019
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In the final episode of season 1, we look at five recent publications in the field of toxicology. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:33:53

The TOXINvestigator

1/1/2019
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What is the place of investigative work in forensic toxicology? Should the forensic toxicologist take the same approach in every case? Or should they use their judgement to decide on the best approach for each unique case? Either way, there are a lot of complex issues that arise. Luckily, Tim has all the answers! (or at least some of the questions...) Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's...

Duration:00:23:27

One Method to Rule Them All

12/25/2018
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We discuss the advantages and the limitations of comprehensive drug detection methods, and the quest for a truly universal method. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:27:50

David McCutcheon

12/18/2018
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In this episode, Peter chats with Dr David McCutcheon of Royal Perth Hospital about the Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (WISE) project. McCutcheon, D. et al. An early warning system for emerging drugs of concern in the emergency department: Protocol for the Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (WISE) study. Emergency Medicine Australasia (2018) https://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13185 Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic...

Duration:00:27:36

Heesun Chung

12/11/2018
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In this episode, Tim sits down for a chat with renowned toxicologist Professor Heesun Chung CBE. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:25:10

5 in 30

12/4/2018
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In this episode, we look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology. EMCDDA: demystifying the chemistry of synthetic cannabinoids Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:32:39

A Bad Hair Day

11/27/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the analysis of drugs in hair. The use of hair as a preferred sample for drug testing has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades. But so too has our understanding of its limitations. What can hair analysis tell us about a person's drug history? Special thanks to Michaela Kenneally and Marc Grabowski for appearing in this episode. Peter's recommended hair collection device Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of...

Duration:00:30:16

No Drug is an Island

11/21/2018
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In the very first episode of The Toxpod, we talk about drug degradation. Where do the drugs go? What do they do when they get there? And how do we find them again? All good questions... Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:28:15