Fumigation, Semiconductors, Human Self-Ignition and Methamphetamine Steven Curry, M.D.*Eugene Ngai, M.S.#Greg Makar, D.O.* *University of Arizona College of MedicinePhoenix Department of Medical Toxicology BannerUniversity Medical Center Phoenix Phoenix, AZ #ChemicallySpeakingLLC Introduction In the previous Fellow Friday on arsine, we introduced metal hydrides, their general physical properties, and how they are used in the semiconductor industry. […]
Tox and Hound – Happy New Year!
We here at the hive mind of the Tox and the Hound just want to thank you, dear readers, for joining us on this incredible journey. We’ve had an exciting year, where we’ve talked about a wide range of topics and ideas. We discussed . . . Post mortem drug redistribution Buprenorphine in the ER […]
Tox and Hound – Don’t Be A Goofball
by Dan Rusyniak No doubt the plateau in opioid deaths in many towns across America has led to a collective sigh of relief. And to be sure, fewer people dying is a very good thing. But, like the game Whac-A-Mole™, as soon as one epidemic decreases, another emerges. In the mid ’90s to the early […]