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NCJ Number: 113734 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Use of Chloroform Administered by Inhalation
Journal: Medicine and Law  Volume:7  Issue:2  Dated:(1988)  Pages:195-202
Author(s): J W R McIntyre
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 8
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This article discusses the historical use of chloroform in crime and discusses its use in one particular criminal case.
Abstract: Cases involving the alleged administration of chloroform by inhalation for criminal purposes often raise similar issues, such as, the effects of administration to an unwilling or sleeping victim, the duration of victim unconsciousness, and the behavioral or physical side effects of chloroform exposure. These issues are discussed with reference to reported incidents and the medical literature. 47 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Intoxicant inhalation
Index Term(s): Tissue analysis
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