John F Risher

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Elemental mercury poisoning in occupational and residential settings
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:371-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure: evaluation and intervention the inappropriate use of chelating agents in the diagnosis and treatment of putative mercury poisoning
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology F 32, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:691-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Inorganic: the other mercury
    John F Risher
    ATSDR, Applied Toxicology Branch, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 70:9-16; discussion 40. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The elderly as a sensitive population in environmental exposures: making the case
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology F 32, Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 207:95-157. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Too much of a good thing (fish): methylmercury case study
    John F Risher
    Division of Toxicology, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 67:9-14, 28. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Organic mercury compounds: human exposure and its relevance to public health
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Toxicology Information Branch, Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 18:109-60. 2002

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Elemental mercury poisoning in occupational and residential settings
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:371-9. 2003
    ..Public health professionals and those in charge of public and private education facilities should also be keenly aware of the necessity of prompt mitigation of human exposure should a spill or other mercury exposure scenario occur...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure: evaluation and intervention the inappropriate use of chelating agents in the diagnosis and treatment of putative mercury poisoning
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology F 32, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:691-9. 2005
    ..If chelation therapy is considered to be indicated, the attending physician should communicate the risks of chelation to the patient before beginning treatment with metal-chelating drugs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inorganic: the other mercury
    John F Risher
    ATSDR, Applied Toxicology Branch, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 70:9-16; discussion 40. 2007
    ..When exposure occurs, it should be kept in mind that not all unwanted exposures will result in adverse health consequences. In all cases, elimination of the source of exposure should be the first priority of public health officials...
  4. doi request reprint The elderly as a sensitive population in environmental exposures: making the case
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology F 32, Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 207:95-157. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Too much of a good thing (fish): methylmercury case study
    John F Risher
    Division of Toxicology, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 67:9-14, 28. 2004
    ..The present report of suspected mercury intoxication in a 53-year-old female suggests that some individuals might be susceptible to adverse health impacts of methylmercury at intakes just 7 to 15 times the MRL...
  6. ncbi request reprint Organic mercury compounds: human exposure and its relevance to public health
    John F Risher
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Toxicology Information Branch, Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 18:109-60. 2002
    ..The effects of exposure to different organic mercurials by different routes of exposure are summarized in this article...