Courtroom Alcohol Toxicology for the Medicolegal Professional Irwin Law Inc

By: Irwin Law  09-12-2011

Wigmore on Alcohol is an indispensable tool for medical and legal practitioners looking for up-to-date scientific evidence related to blood alcohol. The author, James G. Wigmore, is a forensic alcohol toxicologist who has testified in over 600 criminal trials at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as in civil and coroner cases, and has published more than 50 articles in the field of forensic alcohol toxicology. Wigmore has developed the definitive sourcebook on courtroom alcohol toxicology for the medicolegal professional. The book is an exhaustive survey of the scientific literature dealing with blood alcohol. The book abstracts over 650 articles from the periodical literature around the world and presents the information in a clear and systematic format which is easily accessible by both experts and lay persons.

Summary Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Absorption, Distribution, and Elimination of Alcohol

Chapter 2: Blood Alcohol

Chapter 3: Breath Alcohol

Chapter 4: Alcohol in Urine, Saliva, Sweat, and Breast Milk and Biomarkers of Alcohol Consumption

Chapter 5: Effect of Alcohol on Driving Ability

Chapter 6: Effect of Alcohol on Other Behaviors

Chapter 7: Postmortem Alcohol

Chapter 8: Other Alcohols and Related Compounds

Appendices:  Abbreviations and Explanations

                         Chemical Symbols and Formulas  

                         Abstracted Studies  

Author Index

Journal Index

Publication Year Index

Subject Index

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