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Editor-in-chief
Maria Stella Graziani

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Martina Zaninotto

Associate Editors
Ferruccio Ceriotti
Davide Giavarina
Bruna Lo Sasso
Giampaolo Merlini
Martina Montagnana
Andrea Mosca
Paola Pezzati
Rossella Tomaiuolo
Matteo Vidali

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Francesco Busardò

International Advisory Board Khosrow Adeli Canada
Sergio Bernardini Italy
Marcello Ciaccio Italy
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Philippe Gillery France
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Hans Jacobs The Netherlands
Eric Kilpatrick UK
Magdalena Krintus Poland
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Giuseppe Agosta

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Chiara Riva
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ISSN print: 0393 – 0564
ISSN digital: 0392- 7091



Articoli con TAG: ethics

A “special dose” of ethics in forensic toxicology
<p>Forensic toxicology is the branch of toxicology that applies the principles and knowledge of the latter to issues and problems related to the field of law enforcement officers, lawyers, judges, and juries. There is a need to establish specific codes, currently lacking, for forensic toxicologists, to guide them in situations where ethical issues are linked to the job the toxicologists carry out. To fill this gap, two international scientific societies: The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) and the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) decreed the same Code of Ethics indicating personal and professional behaviours to be followed by societies&#39; members. The code details what it is intended for: professionalism, competency, proficiency, and clear communication of forensic toxicologists, trying to answer the ethical dilemmas, not yet encoded in official norms. Concerning toxicological and forensic analyses, necessary to support medical evidences, the knowledge of laboratory data uncertainty is mandatory to ensure the reliability of analytical results to be used in medico-legal contexts. Gathered together, all the discussed recommendations constitute the authors&rsquo; vision of &ldquo;special dose&rdquo; of ethics in forensic toxicolog</p>
Biochimica Clinica ; 17(1)
Opinioni - Opinions
 
ETHICS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE: LESSONS FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
ETHICS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE: LESSONS FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Biochimica Clinica ; 46(1) 074-077
Opinioni - Opinions
 
Economical, legal and ethical considerations on reevaluation and retesting in molecular diagnostics
Biochimica Clinica ; 46(3) 235-240
Opinioni - Opinions