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Publications: Prof Nikolas Lemos

Ni’Man M, Lemos NP ( 2022 ) . The role of forensic physicians in assessing cannabis detection test results in the trans community . Medicine, Science and the Law vol. 62 , ( 2 ) 160 - 161 .
Ni'Man M, Lemos NP ( 2021 ) . Covid-19 and the criminalisation of viral transmission . Med Sci Law258024211010931 - 258024211010931 .
Lemos NP ( 2021 ) . Sharing clinical and forensic toxicology knowledge in the era of a pandemic and beyond . Forensic Sciences Research vol. 6 , ( 3 ) 187 - 188 .
Kanya Iyer A, Lemos NP ( 2019 ) . Are we looking for retinal haemorrhages? . Medicine, Science and the Law vol. 59 , ( 1 ) 70 - 71 .
Andreuccetti G, Cherpitel CJ, Carvalho HB, Leyton V, Miziara ID, Munoz DR, Reingold AL, Lemos NP ( 2018 ) . Alcohol in combination with illicit drugs among fatal injuries in Sao Paulo, Brazil: An epidemiological study on the association between acute substance use and injury . Injury vol. 49 , ( 12 ) 2186 - 2192 .
Hurstak E, Rowe C, Turner C, Behar E, Cabugao R, Lemos NP, Burke C, Coffin P ( 2018 ) . Using medical examiner case narratives to improve opioid overdose surveillance . International Journal of Drug Policy vol. 54 , 35 - 42 .
Andreuccetti G, Leyton V, Lemos NP, Miziara ID, Ye Y, Takitane J, Munoz DR, Reingold AL et al. ( 2017 ) . Alcohol use among fatally injured victims in São Paulo, Brazil: bridging the gap between research and health services in developing countries . Addiction vol. 112 , ( 4 ) 596 - 603 .
Labay LM, Caruso JL, Gilson TP, Phipps RJ, Knight LD, Lemos NP, McIntyre IM, Stoppacher R et al. ( 2016 ) . Synthetic cannabinoid drug use as a cause or contributory cause of death . Forensic Science International vol. 260 , 31 - 39 .
Lemos NP, San Nicolas AC, Volk JA, Ingle EA, Williams CM ( 2015 ) . Driving under the influence of marijuana versus driving and dying under the influence of marijuana: A comparison of blood concentrations of Δ<sup>9</sup>-tetrahydrocannabinol, 11-hydroxy-Δ<sup>9</sup>-tetrahydrocannabinol, 11-nor-9-carboxy-Δ<sup>9</sup>-tetrahydrocannabinol and other cannabinoids in arrested drivers versus deceased drivers . Journal of Analytical Toxicology vol. 39 , ( 8 ) 588 - 601 .
San Nicolas AC, Lemos NP ( 2015 ) . Toxicology findings in cases of hanging in the City and County of San Francisco over the 3-year period from 2011 to 2013 . Forensic Science International vol. 255 , 146 - 155 .
Visconti AJ, Santos GM, Lemos NP, Burke C, Coffin PO ( 2015 ) . Opioid Overdose Deaths in the City and County of San Francisco: Prevalence, Distribution, and Disparities . Journal of Urban Health vol. 92 , ( 4 ) 758 - 772 .
Lemos NP ( 2014 ) . Driving under the influence of synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist XLR-11 . Journal of Forensic Sciences vol. 59 , ( 6 ) 1679 - 1683 .
Lemos NP ( 2014 ) . Ethanol Analysis in Postmortem and Human Performance Forensic Toxicology Cases . Academic Forensic Pathology vol. 4 , ( 2 ) 138 - 145 .
Lung DD, Lemos NP ( 2014 ) . Fentanyl: Cause of death or incidental finding? Postmortem peripheral blood concentrations with and without documented transdermal patch use . Forensic Toxicology vol. 32 , ( 1 ) 118 - 125 .
Melinek J, Lemos NP ( 2013 ) . Forensic Considerations in Bariatric Surgery Patients . Academic Forensic Pathology vol. 3 , ( 1 ) 13 - 21 .
Lemos NP, Ingle EA ( 2011 ) . Cannabinoids in postmortem toxicology . Journal of Analytical Toxicology vol. 35 , ( 7 ) 394 - 401 .
Lemos NP ( 2009 ) . Methamphetamine and driving . Science and Justice vol. 49 , ( 4 ) 247 - 249 .
Lemos NP ( 2006 ) . United Kingdom moves closer than ever to the decriminalisation of some controlled drugs - But is this enough? . Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology vol. 7 , ( 2 )
Lemos NP ( 2005 ) . Editorial: Postcard from America - Post-mortem forensic toxicology . Medicine, Science and the Law vol. 45 , ( 3 ) 185 - 186 .
Lemos NP, Bortolotti F, Manetto G, Anderson RA, Cittadini F, Tagliaro F ( 2001 ) . Capillary electrophoresis: A new tool in forensic medicine and science . Science and Justice - Journal of the Forensic Science Society vol. 41 , ( 3 ) 203 - 210 .
Lemos NP, Anderson RA, Valentini R, Tagliaro F, Scott RTA ( 2000 ) . Analysis of morphine by RIA and HPLC in fingernail clippings obtained from heroin users . Journal of Forensic Sciences vol. 45 , ( 2 ) 407 - 412 .
Lemos NP, Anderson RA, Robertson JR ( 2000 ) . The analysis of methadone in nail clippings from patients in a methadone-maintenance program . Journal of Analytical Toxicology vol. 24 , ( 7 ) 656 - 660 .
Lemos NP, Anderson RA, Robertson JR ( 1999 ) . Nail analysis for drugs of abuse: Extraction and determination of cannabis in fingernails by RIA and GC-MS . Journal of Analytical Toxicology vol. 23 , ( 3 ) 147 - 152 .
Agarwal A, Lemos N ( 1996 ) . Significance of bile analysis in drug-induced deaths . Journal of Analytical Toxicology vol. 20 , ( 1 ) 61 - 63 .