Orietta Mariotti

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INTRODUCTION Intravenous injection of mercury has seldom been reported, especially in cases of attempted suicide, and is associated with variable clinical outcomes. CASE REPORT A young woman came to our attention after self-injecting and ingesting mercury drawn from 37 thermometers. The patient suffered lung embolization complicated by adult respiratory(More)
BACKGROUND Firm scientific evidence supports the causal association between malignant mesothelioma (MM) and occupational exposure to asbestos. Risk attributable to occupation varies from 30 to 80% across different populations. The existence of a threshold level below which there is no risk of MM is still debated. A prompt and thorough assessment of exposure(More)
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  • Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed…
  • 2004
The majority of subjects with drugs addiction is actively working. Therefore, the possible consequences of drug addiction in the workplace are presented in this paper. They entail reduction of work performance, increase of accidents and absenteism. The role of the occupational physician is also discussed in terms of drug addiction diagnosis and job fitness(More)
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