Dr. Allison Muller is a board-certified toxicologist (D.ABAT), fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), and registered pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology.
On-Demand: June 9, 2022
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Attorneys not only encounter opioids in everyday news. Criminal attorneys hear of these drugs on a much too regular basis when it comes to impairment, fatalities, and street drug dealings. What pearls of science do attorneys need to know about these drugs? How do they work? How do they poison and take the lives of so many? Where do they fit into postmortem cases? Where is fentanyl found? How does naloxone work and when does it work and when does it not? These questions and more will be answered during this one-hour crash course on the science of opioids for attorneys.
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Date: June 9, 2022
Allison A. Muller | Acri Muller Consulting, LLC.
Dr. Allison Muller is a board-certified toxicologist (D.ABAT), fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), and registered pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. After a nearly 20-year career leading the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which included consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware, Dr. Muller is presently an independent consultant specializing in medical communications and providing expert witness testimony on cases involving medications, alcohol, chemicals, and environmental toxins. She is also adjunct faculty, teaching pharmacology and toxicology to second-year veterinary medicine students, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
I. List 3 effects of opioids on the body | 12:00 pm – 12:12 pm
II. State two examples of unexpected sources of opioids | 12:12 pm – 12:24 pm
III. State one example of a drug that can intensify opioid toxicity | 12:24 pm – 12:36 pm
IV. Explain pitfalls in interpreting drug screen results as they relate to opioids | 12:36 pm -12:42 pm
V. List 2 reasons for the presence of morphine in the blood | 12:42 pm -1:00 pm