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Clinical Toxicology Testing is a practical guide to setting up, overseeing, and directing hospital toxicology laboratory operations. The book focuses on the complex issues facing the laboratory director as well as those in training. It addresses not only pharmacological principles, testing menus, and methodologies, but also clinical test interpretation for specialized areas such as the emergency department, the pain clinic, and the autopsy suite. It includes thorough discussions of adverse drug events and poisonings, analytical methodologies and alternate specimens for testing, drugs of abuse, toxic substances, and overdoses. Also included are workplace drug testing, relevant regulatory issues, therapeutic drug monitoring, and compliance testing. Contains urine toxic screen, serum toxic screen, and therapeutic drug monitoring templates.