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Research & Reviews  42 results

Organochlorine Pesticide Toxicity Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/815051-treatment

May 14th, 2022 - Approach Considerations Supportive care and observation for signs of end-organ damage (eg, central nervous system [CNS], heart, lung, liver) are the mainstays of therapy. No specific antidotes are available for organochlorine poisoning. Decontamin...

Severity Analysis of Hazardous Material Road Transportation Crashes with a Bayesian Net...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8998538
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Sun M, Zhou R et. al.

Apr 13th, 2022 - Although crashes involving hazardous materials (HAZMAT) are rare events compared with other types of traffic crashes, they often cause tremendous loss of life and property, as well as severe hazards to the environment and public safety. Using five...

Foresight of the Consequences of the Hazmat Release From an Oil Refinery on the Surroun...
https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2021.349
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Shafiei Moghaddam P, Jahangiri K et. al.

Mar 1st, 2022 - To analyze the consequences of the Natech scenario of H2S toxic gas release from an oil refinery near Tehran and its effects on surrounding residential areas following an earthquake. This research was an applied study. The Natech risk map and the ...

Do mnemonics help healthcare professionals learn and recall cholinergic toxidromes?
https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2022.2042551
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Hurst NB, Grossart EA et. al.

Mar 1st, 2022 - The U.S. National Library of Medicine and Department of Homeland Security assembled subject matter experts (SMEs) for the Toxic Chemical Syndrome Definitions and Nomenclature Workshop. The SMEs at this meeting identified a lack of research evaluat...

Availability and use of medications by prehospital providers trained to manage medical ...
https://doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2021.0404
American Journal of Disaster Medicine; Moses Mhayamaguru K, Gaither JB et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - Little is known about prehospital availability and use of medications to treat patients from hazardous materials (hazmat) medical emergencies. The aim of this study was to identify the availability and frequency of use of medications for patients ...

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News  27 results

Beijing Tests Millions to Stem 'Developing' COVID Cluster at 24-Hour Bar
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975450

Jun 14th, 2022 - BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in China's capital Beijing raced on Monday to contain a COVID-19 outbreak traced to a 24-hour bar known for cheap liquor and big crowds, with millions facing mandatory testing and thousands under targeted lockdowns....

Lacking Vaccines, North Korea Battles COVID With Antibiotics, Home Remedies
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974034

May 17th, 2022 - SEOUL (Reuters) - Standing tall in bright red hazmat suits, five North Korean health workers stride towards an ambulance to do battle with a COVID-19 outbreak that - in the presumed absence of vaccines - the country is using antibiotics and home r...

Myanmar Medics in Anti-Coup Front Line as Dissent Spreads
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945122

Feb 3rd, 2021 - (Reuters) - "Dictatorship must fail," read the writing on the back of one Myanmar doctor's hazmat suit in a statement of defiance against Monday's military coup. Other medics in at least 20 government hospitals rallied to a campaign of civil disob...

No means to say goodbye: Bolivian brigades gather corpses of poor COVID victims
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-bolivia-brigades/no-means-to-say-goodbye-bolivian-brigades-gather-corpses-of-poor-covid-victims-idUSKBN23I37Q

Jun 11th, 2020 - LA PAZ (Reuters) - Most weekdays since the coronavirus broke out in Bolivia, Harvard-educated Luis Fernando Ortiz leaves his job managing the country’s biggest freight forwarding agent and dons a hazmat suit to go in search of a body. A man walks ...

Philippines reports 10 new coronavirus deaths, 634 more cases
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-philippines-cases/philippines-reports-10-new-coronavirus-deaths-634-more-cases-idUSKBN23B19T

Jun 4th, 2020 - A janitor wearing a hazmat suit to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cleans the rails of an escalator in an almost empty shopping mall in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA ...

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