Suicide by injection of a veterinarian barbiturate euthanasia agent: report of a case and toxicological analysis

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_A4A65F328634
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Sous-type
Etude de cas (case report): rapporte une observation et la commente brièvement.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Suicide by injection of a veterinarian barbiturate euthanasia agent: report of a case and toxicological analysis
Périodique
Forensic Science International
Auteur(s)
Romain  N., Giroud  C., Michaud  K., Mangin  P.
ISSN
0379-0738 (Print)
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2003
Volume
131
Numéro
2-3
Pages
103-107
Notes
DA - 20030218
LA - eng
PT - Case Reports
PT - Journal Article
RN - 0 (Hypnotics and Sedatives)
RN - 76-74-4 (Pentobarbital)
SB - IM
Résumé
The history and toxicological findings of a suicidal case involving injection of a veterinarian barbiturate euthanasia agent (Vetanarcol containing pentobarbital are presented. Blood pentobarbital concentrations compatible with drug overdose were determined. Almost identical levels were found in blood, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and vitreous humour (VH). The highest concentration was measured in the bile. The present case is compared with similar rare cases in the literature
Mots-clé
Humans/Hypnotics and Sedatives/analysis/poisoning/Male/Middle Aged/Overdose/Pentobarbital/Suicide
Pubmed
Web of science
Création de la notice
08/02/2008 18:44
Dernière modification de la notice
03/03/2018 20:14
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