New book on drug testing
A book on drug testing written by Dr. Wes Schreiber, Clinical Director of Chemistry at LifeLabs and Professor at the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC, has just been published. An Introduction to Testing for Drugs of Abuse presents a distilled set of facts about the major drugs of abuse that are encountered in clinical practice. Special attention is given to the testing process, with an emphasis on interpretation of test results. Case studies at the end of each chapter illustrate the many situations in which drug testing is performed for medical, legal and employment purposes.
This book provides practical guidance to pathologists, clinical laboratory scientists, technologists and other health care professionals on how to order and interpret drug tests accurately. It is available at the following website: https://www.wiley.com/en-ca/An+Introduction+to+Testing+for+Drugs+of+Abuse-p-9781119794059