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Methamphetamine: history, pathophysiology, adverse health effects, current trends, and hazards associated with the clandestine manufacture of methamphetamine.
- D. Vearrier, M. Greenberg, S. Miller, J. Okaneku, D. Haggerty
- Disease-a-month : DM
- 1 February 2012
eveloped as an amphetamine derivative, methamphetamine quickly ecame a popular medication during the 1940s and 1950s, prescribed for variety of indications. Extensive diversion of methamphetamine… Expand
K2—Not the Spice of Life; Synthetic Cannabinoids and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report
- Rita G. McKeever, D. Vearrier, D. Jacobs, G. Lasala, J. Okaneku, Michael I. Greenberg
- Journal of Medical Toxicology
- 1 March 2015
IntroductionThe adverse effects of synthetic cannabinoids are not well-described nor have they been thoroughly studied.Case ReportA 16-year-old male with a past medical history of asthma and… Expand
A Teenager With Agitation: Higher Than She Should Have Climbed
A 17-year-old adolescent girl arrives at the emergency department with concerns that she appears agitated and intoxicated. She is previously healthy but is reported to occasionally abuse ethanol and… Expand
Change in perceived risk associated with marijuana use in the United States from 2002 to 2012
- J. Okaneku, D. Vearrier, R. Mckeever, G. Lasala, M. Greenberg
- Clinical toxicology
- 19 February 2015
Abstract Context. The role of a dynamic legal, medical, and social setting in affecting the perceived risk associated with smoking marijuana has not been well studied. We sought to determine whether… Expand
Metal fume fever and polymer fume fever
Abstract Introduction. Inhalational exposure to metal-containing fumes generated by welding and related processes may result in the development of the clinical syndrome known as “metal fume fever.”… Expand
The perception of odor is not a surrogate marker for chemical exposure: a review of factors influencing human odor perception
Context. Clinical toxicologists perform risk assessments and clinical evaluations for patients with potential exposure to airborne toxicants in which the patient's self-reported perception of odor… Expand
Occupational health of miners at altitude: Adverse health effects, toxic exposures, pre-placement screening, acclimatization, and worker surveillance
Context. Mining operations conducted at high altitudes provide health challenges for workers as well as for medical personnel. Objective. To review the literature regarding adverse health effects and… Expand
Biological testing for drugs of abuse.
Testing for drugs of abuse has become commonplace and is used for a variety of indications. Commonly employed testing methods include immunoassay and chromatography. Testing methods vary in their… Expand
Sea-dumped chemical weapons: environmental risk, occupational hazard
Abstract Introduction: Chemical weapons dumped into the ocean for disposal in the twentieth century pose a continuing environmental and human health risk. Objective: In this review we discuss… Expand
Case Files of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship at Drexel University
This case report was presented in poster form at the EAPCCT conference in 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden.