(a) General. A witness testifying as an expert may be cross-examined to the same extent as any
other witness and, in addition, may be cross-examined as to (1) the witness' qualifications,
(2) the subject to which the witness' expert testimony relates, and (3) the matter
upon which the witness' opinion is based and the reasons for the witness' opinion.
(b) Texts and treatises. If a witness testifying as an expert testifies in the form of an opinion, the witness
may be cross-examined in regard to the content or tenor of any scientific, technical,
or professional text, treatise, journal, or similar publication only if:
(1) The witness referred to, considered, or relied upon such publication in arriving
at or forming the witness' opinion, or
(2) Such publication qualifies for admission into evidence under rule 803(b)(18).
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