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The World Trade Center Health Registry (WTCHR) is a database for following people who were exposed to the disaster of 11 September 2001. Hundreds of thousands of people were exposed to the immense cloud of dust and debris, the indoor dust, the fumes from persistent fires, and the mental trauma of the terrorist attacks on the WTC on 9/11. The purpose of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic properties of quantitative C-reactive protein (CRP) associated with clinically undetectable serious bacterial infection (SBI) in febrile children 1 to 36 months of age. METHODS Febrile children presenting to a pediatric emergency department (ED) with ages ranging from 1 to 36 months, temperatures > or =39 degrees C,(More)
PROBLEM/CONDITION Survivors of collapsed or damaged buildings from the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC) were among those most exposed to injury hazards, air pollution, and traumatic events. REPORTING PERIOD This report summarizes data from health outcomes collected during interviews conducted from September 5, 2003, to the close of the World Trade(More)
Although the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were the largest human-made disaster in US history, there is little extant research documenting the attacks' consequences among those most directly affected, that is, persons who were in the World Trade Center towers. Data from a cross-sectional survey conducted 2-3 years after the attacks ascertained the(More)
1 Data presented in this paper are not final. These data are current as of July 19, 2004 and are subject to change since data collection was still in process at the time this paper was written. Summary The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Registry is designed to assess the health effects of the WTC disaster of September 11, 2001. It will follow those exposed(More)
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