9783030025021 (electronic book) 3030025020 (electronic book) 9783030025014 3030025012
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Intro; Contents; 1 The Child Harmed by Drugs; Abstract; 1.1 Lifetime Consequences of Child Maltreatment; References; 2 Identifying the Drug; Abstract; 2.1 The Importance of Matching Specimens to Timing and Presentation; 2.2 Screening Tests and Confirmatory Tests; 2.3 The Role and Scope of the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory; References; 3 The Clinical Presentations; Abstract; 3.1 Classical Drug Intoxications: Sedatives and Stimulants; 3.1.1 The Sedated Patient with Possible Neurological Signs; 3.1.2 The Agitated Patient; 3.2 Presentations Mimicking Severe Systemic Disease 3.2.1 Recognising the Presentation3.2.2 The Parent as Perpetrator of Factitious Illness; 3.2.3 The Importance of Drug Identification in Assessment; 3.3 Common, Drug-Induced Mimics of Severe Systemic Disease; 3.3.1 Anticoagulants; 3.3.2 Hypoglycaemic Agents; 3.3.3 Anticonvulsants; 3.3.4 Antihistamines; 3.3.5 Designer Drugs and Cryptic Presentations of Acute Intoxication; 3.3.6 Drug Poisoning as a Sign of Child Neglect; 3.4 Prenatal Drug and Alcohol Exposure; 3.5 Drug and Alcohol Use in the Home; 3.6 Unexplained Death; 3.7 Drugs as Weapons Against Children; References 4 Laboratory Investigation of Drug ExposureAbstract; 4.1 The Importance of Collection Procedures; 4.2 Specimen Collection for Toxicological Analysis; 4.3 Preparations for Specimen Collection; 4.4 Collecting, Documenting and Dispatching the Specimens; 4.5 Urine Testing; 4.5.1 Collection of Urine Specimens; 4.5.2 Drug Detection in Urine; 4.6 Blood Analysis; 4.6.1 Collection of Blood for Toxicological Analysis; 4.6.2 Drug Quantitation in Blood; 4.7 Hair Analysis; 4.7.1 Drugs Detectable in Hair; 4.7.2 Collection, Transport and Storage 4.7.3 Sensitivity, Specificity and Interpretation of Hair Analyses4.8 Breath Analysis for Alcohol; 4.9 Meconium Testing for Fetal Drug and Alcohol Exposure; 4.10 Post-mortem Toxicology in Relation to Child Maltreatment; References; 5 Social and Family Context and Its Relevance to Child Maltreatment Through Drugs; Abstract; 5.1 Social Chaos; 5.2 Parental Education and the Chronically Ill Child; 5.3 Parental Beliefs and Child Maltreatment; 5.4 Cultural Practices and Children's Treatments; 5.5 Socially or Geographically Isolated Families 5.6 Parental Refusal of Care and Conflict with Medical Care5.7 The Chronically Ill Child Entering Adolescence; 5.8 Parental Psychiatric Illness; 5.9 Alcohol; 5.10 Illicit Drug Use by Adults in the Home; 5.11 Interacting Influences in the Child's Home Environment; References; 6 Protecting the Child After a Diagnosis of Maltreatment Through Drugs; Abstract; 6.1 Defining the Problem; 6.2 Risk Stratification; 6.3 Matching Resource Deployment to Risk; 6.4 Roles Within a Hospital or Community-Based Child Protection Unit; 6.4.1 Medical; 6.4.2 Social Workers; 6.4.3 Statutory Child Protection Service
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