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FENTANYL – The Good and The Bad!

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is utilized in medical practice as a powerful pain reliever. It’s most commonly used in clinical settings either prior to surgery to induce sedation before administering longer-lasting sedation or in the recovery room following … Continue reading

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ANTIMONY – A Shimmery Toxic Metal

Antimony is a naturally-occurring metal usually found in ore deposits. Although it is a rare element, it’s extensively used in the manufacturing industry and is present in many household items. Its appearance is described as “a silvery, luscious gray metal” … Continue reading

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TOXIDROMES: Wet vs Dry Symptoms

In last week’s blog, I introduced the concept of toxidromes—defined as a group of specific symptoms and clues which medical examiners use to identify the specific substance used to poison a victim. In that blog, I discussed two of the … Continue reading

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Venom – Lethal Toxins or Medical Miracles?

Most of us are afraid of venomous creatures—those creepy, crawly animals with fangs or stinger tails, not to mention those slithery snakes with lethal incisors dripping venom. We don’t want to be anywhere near them, and rightfully so since the … Continue reading

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Medical Uses of Lethal Venoms

The venomous creatures of our world—specifically those that include spiders, scorpions, snakes and various living entities from the sea—have weaponry that are some of nature’s most efficient killers. The toxic proteins and peptides that make up the complex chemical structures … Continue reading

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MURDER – Out of Thin Air!

As I blog about drugs, poisons and various chemicals that can be used as murder weapons in murder mysteries, I’m constantly looking for unique methods of murder to use in my storytelling. One of my more popular blogs has been … Continue reading

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FRESH OFF THE DIGITAL PRESS!

I don’t often shout about my successes. I tend to blog about things that help OTHER writers create THEIR successes—either through a new, interesting method of murder or suggestions for writing a better murder scene. Today, however, is one of … Continue reading

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