Summary and Info
This textbook is based on Volume 1 of "Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons" by Moffatt, Osselton and Widdop (ISBN 9780853694731). The text is aimed at students undertaking Forensic Science degrees (B.Sc or M.Sc). Existing chapters from Clarke's have been edited for a student audience.Forensic science courses in the UK have been developed since 1990. To date, there are over 50 degree programmes (now also including M.Sc) and over 350 possible course combinations with a Forensic element to them. A brief survey of student intake for these courses over the past three years revealed an exponential rise in numbers which is set to continue. This situation is mirrored in the US, Europe and the rest of the world.Analytical Toxicology is an important subject within Forensic Science and this textbook has been developed based on Volume 1 of "Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons" (ISBN 9780853697114). The existing chapters from Clarke's have been edited for a student audience, rendering the material suitable for a recommended course textbook.The editors, Sue Jickells and Adam Negrusz are actively engaged in teaching analytical toxicology at respected universities (King's College, London and University of Illinois at Chicago). This title will be of interest to academics teaching Forensic Science, Analytical Chemistry, Biomedical Science and to students of Forensic Science (MSc and BSc).