Printed Journal   |   Refereed Journal   |   Peer Reviewed Journal

International Journal of Forensic Medicine

2024, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

The role of toxicology in forensic investigations


Author(s): Claus Casparsen

Abstract: Objective: This review paper aims to elucidate the critical role of toxicology in forensic investigations, demonstrating its significance in elucidating cases related to poisoning, drug influence, and chemical exposure. Methodology: An extensive review was conducted of current literature sourced from peer-reviewed journals, case studies, and expert commentary within the fields of forensic science and toxicology. Results: The review highlights the diverse applications of toxicological analysis in legal settings, from determining the cause of death in postmortem examinations to assessing impairment in criminal incidents. Advances in analytical techniques and their impact on the accuracy and scope of forensic investigations are discussed. Conclusion: Forensic toxicology remains a pivotal element of the criminal justice system, providing essential evidence that supports legal processes and enhances public safety. The ongoing development of analytical methods promises to further refine the precision and reliability of toxicological data in forensic contexts.

DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2024.v6.i1a.76

Pages: 31-33 | Views: 395 | Downloads: 282

Download Full Article: Click Here

International Journal of Forensic Medicine
How to cite this article:
Claus Casparsen. The role of toxicology in forensic investigations. Int J Forensic Med 2024;6(1):31-33. DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2024.v6.i1a.76
International Journal of Forensic Medicine

International Journal of Forensic Medicine

International Journal of Forensic Medicine
Call for book chapter