Toxicology and Tattoos

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Can tattooing cause a client to have an adverse event? Let's talk about toxicology and tattoos. With an increase in people becoming 'inked', Dr Treasure McGuire presents an insightful lecture on tattoo-toxicology and the properties within the ink. Treasure explores the physiological effects tattooing has on an individual and any potential associated complications.


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Treasure McGuire

Dr Treasure McGuire is a medicines information pharmacist, pharmacologist, educator and researcher. As assistant director of pharmacy, Mater Health Services, she manages their academic practice unit. She is also a senior conjoint lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland and associate professor of pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, where she lectures on complementary medicines, reproductive health, medication safety and communicable diseases. In recognition of her services to medicines information, she received the Lilly International Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy and the Bowl of Hygeia of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. See Educator Profile

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First Published09 August 2020
Updated09 August 2020
25 May 2021
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