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Chronic neurological sequelae to organophosphate pesticide poisoning.
- K. Steenland, B. Jenkins, R. Ames, M. O’Malley, D. Chrislip, J. Russo
- American journal of public health
- 1 May 1994
The evidence of some long-term effects of poisoning is consistent with two prior studies, and significant trends of increased impairment were found with increased days of disability on a wide spectrum of tests of both central and peripheral nerve function. Expand
Chronic neurologic sequelae to cholinesterase inhibition among agricultural pesticide applicators.
- R. Ames, K. Steenland, B. Jenkins, D. Chrislip, J. Russo
- Archives of environmental health
- 1 November 1995
The data in the current study, in which the subjects experienced lower exposures short of frank poisoning, provide some evidence that preventing acute organophosphate poisoning also prevents neurologic sequelae. Expand
STAyING ALIVE: STREET TREE SURVIVAL IN THE INNER‐CITy1
A study was conducted from 1978 to late 1984 of the survival of inner-city street trees planted by the Oakland, California urban forestry program. The tree survival rate of approximately 60 to 70 p...
Urban tree planting programs: a sociological perspective
- R. Ames
- 7 January 1980
Acute health effects from community exposure to N-propyl mercaptan from an ethoprop (Mocap)-treated potato field in Siskiyou County, California.
Elevated health effects were found among those who reported smelling a strong odor and it is recommended that human exposures to n-propyl mercaptan be minimized to the extent practicable. Expand
Carpal tunnel syndrome among grocery store workers.
- A. Osorio, R. Ames, +4 authors D. Thompson
- American journal of industrial medicine
- 1 February 1994
It was concluded that the basic principles of good ergonomic design should be used to prevent or diminish the risk of musculoskeletal injury in the workplace. Expand
Community exposure to a paraquat drift.
It was concluded that these residents probably did experience an increase in health symptoms from the drift and it is recommended that paraquat not be sprayed near residential communities. Expand
Health symptoms and occupational exposure to flea control products among California pet handlers.
- R. Ames, S. K. Brown, J. Rosenberg, R. Jackson, J. Stratton, S. G. Quenon
- American Industrial Hygiene Association journal
- 1 September 1989
A statewide telephone survey of health symptoms associated with occupational exposure to flea control products among California pet handlers was conducted in 1987 and eye and skin symptoms and unusual tiredness were elevated among workers who applied flea Control products to animals or facilities. Expand
Protecting agricultural applicators from over-exposure to cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides: perspectives from the California programme.
- R. Ames, S. K. Brown, D. Mengle, E. Kahn, J. Stratton, R. Jackson
- The Journal of the Society of Occupational…
- 21 September 1989
California's requirement for medical supervision of applicators regularly handling Toxicity Category I and II organophosphate and carbamate cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides is examined from a… Expand