W P Tormey

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethanol as a single toxin in non-traumatic deaths - A toxicology perspective
    William P Tormey
    University of Ulster, Coleraine, Ireland Department of Chemical Pathology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland Electronic address
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 15:122-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Biochemical toxicology and suicide in Ireland: a laboratory study
    W P Tormey
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 182:277-81. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Methadone, codeine and acute haemorrhagic necrotising pancreatitis: Which came first?
    William P Tormey
    Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15, Ireland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 226:e52-3. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Poisonings and clinical toxicology: a template for Ireland
    W P Tormey
    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 182:17-23. 2013
  5. pmc Metastatic pituitary carcinoma in a patient with acromegaly: a case report
    Seamus Sreenan
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15, Ireland
    J Med Case Rep 6:322. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cannabis, possible cardiac deaths and the coroner in Ireland
    W P Tormey
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 181:479-82. 2012

Collaborators

  • Seamus Sreenan
  • Elizabeth Sengupta
  • Richard Landau

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Ethanol as a single toxin in non-traumatic deaths - A toxicology perspective
    William P Tormey
    University of Ulster, Coleraine, Ireland Department of Chemical Pathology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland Electronic address
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 15:122-5. 2013
    ..This limits the role of calculated values in legal cases. The threshold for lethal alcohol toxicity is indistinct and likely to be lower than conventionally acknowledged...
  2. doi request reprint Biochemical toxicology and suicide in Ireland: a laboratory study
    W P Tormey
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 182:277-81. 2013
    ..The wide range of licit and illicit compounds found in these cases reflects current experience and dictates the necessity for chromatographic screening with mass spectroscopy confirmation in all cases as best practice...
  3. doi request reprint Methadone, codeine and acute haemorrhagic necrotising pancreatitis: Which came first?
    William P Tormey
    Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15, Ireland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 226:e52-3. 2013
    ..Whether opiates caused the pancreatitis or were the consequence of self-medication for pain is impossible to differentiate. Forensic toxicology may pose the question but be unable to provide the answer...
  4. doi request reprint Poisonings and clinical toxicology: a template for Ireland
    W P Tormey
    Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 182:17-23. 2013
    ..There are 59 Toxbase users in the Republic of Ireland and 99 % of activity originates in Emergency Departments. All United States Poison Control Centres primarily use Poisindex which is a commercial database from Thomson Reuters...
  5. pmc Metastatic pituitary carcinoma in a patient with acromegaly: a case report
    Seamus Sreenan
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15, Ireland
    J Med Case Rep 6:322. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  6. doi request reprint Cannabis, possible cardiac deaths and the coroner in Ireland
    W P Tormey
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 181:479-82. 2012
    ..The elevated risk of triggering a myocardial infarction by smoking cannabis is limited to the first 2 h after smoking...