- Arsenic Toxicity Case Study
Monograph discussing the potential environmental and occupational sources of arsenic exposure, its physiological effects, and treatment protocols.
- Benzene Toxicity Case Study
Describes the major exposure routes for benzene, factors contributing to its toxicity, and evaluation and treatment protocols.
- C-8 Health Project Home
Information regarding benefits in the Wood County, West Virginia, DuPont class action settlement arising from water contamination by C8:PFOA, a chemical used in the manufacture of materials such as Teflon, Scotchgard, and Gore-Tex.
- Chromium Toxicity Case Study
Discusses the risks associated with chromium compounds, clinical evaluation, treatments for acute and chronic exposures, and more.
- Iodine 131 Case Study
Offers information on human exposure to radioactive iodine, diagnostic evaluation of a thyroid nodule in patients, and the prophylactic use of potassium iodine (KI) after an I-131 exposure.
- Nitrate/Nitrite Toxicity Case Study
Explains the incidence of methemoglobinemia in cases of contamination of drinking water by nitrates and nitrites, clinical and laboratory evaluation, and and treatment issues.
- Stoddard Solvent Toxicity Case Study
Overview of the health effects of exposure to Stoddard Solvent, a petroleum distillate commonly used in dry cleaning, metal degreasing, and painting. Includes symptoms of acute exposure and treatment options.
- Toluene Toxicity Case Study
Explains the major exposure route for toluene, factors that contribute to toluene poisoning, evaluation and treatment protocols for persons exposed to the chemical, and more.
- Trichloroethylene Toxicity Case Study
Offers information about the health effects of trichloroethylene (TCE), an industrial solvent and contaminant. Includes sections on clinical and laboratory evaluation plus treatment options for TCE toxicity.