Suicide by Ingestion of Propranolol

    Volume 27, Issue 1 (January 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 January 1982

    Page Count: 4


    Mullen, BL
    Chief toxicologist and resident in pathology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

    Jones, JW
    Chief toxicologist and resident in pathology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

    Clark, MA
    Fellow in forensic pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC

    (Received 24 April 1981; accepted 2 July 1981)

    Abstract

    A 60-year-old man with a one-year history of angina committed suicide by ingesting a three-month supply of propranolol. The postmortem anatomical and toxicologic findings are discussed, as is the mechanism of propranolol toxicity.


    Paper ID: JFS11469J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11469J

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    Title Suicide by Ingestion of Propranolol
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