Volume 45, Issue 5 (September 2000)
Review of Drugs and Death: Profiles of Illegal Drug Abuse
While the value and accessibility of a print book will never be letely matched, this volume undoubtedly represents the shape hings to come in educational publishing. This is a CD ROM based, narrated slide show, with text and photographs, regarding lethal effects of illicit drug groups comprised of inhalants, marijuana, cocaine and amphetamine, LSD and hallucinogens, and in. It is not highly technical, and according to the author, is directed towards school students, drug awareness programs, and th care personnel, as well as parents with at risk children who wish to learn more about drug abuse. It is clearly intended to highlight the seamier side of recreational dmg use, and the unpleasant and not infrequently lethal consequences. The information is quite graphic, and likely to be upsetting to some, however, the product carries an appropriate warning.