Joshua G Schier

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Consumption of pesticide-treated wheat seed by a rural population in Malawi
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:569-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Medication-associated diethylene glycol mass poisoning: a review and discussion on the origin of contamination
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:127-43. 2009
  3. pmc Public health investigation after the discovery of ricin in a South Carolina postal facility
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S152-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Preparing for chemical terrorism: stability of injectable atropine sulfate
    Joshua G Schier
    NYC Poison Control Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:329-34. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Public health partnerships in medical toxicology education and practice
    Joshua G Schier
    National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:667-74. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Perchlorate exposure from infant formula and comparisons with the perchlorate reference dose
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:281-7. 2010
  7. pmc Diethylene glycol in health products sold over-the-counter and imported from Asian countries
    Joshua G Schier
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:33-8. 2011
  8. pmc Outbreak of acute renal failure in Panama in 2006: a case-control study
    E Danielle Rentz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:749-56. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and quantification of diethylene glycol in pharmaceuticals implicated in poisoning epidemics: an historical laboratory perspective
    Dana B Barr
    National Center of Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 31:295-303. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The role of clinical toxicologists and poison control centers in public health
    Mark E Sutter
    National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:658-62. 2010

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Consumption of pesticide-treated wheat seed by a rural population in Malawi
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:569-73. 2012
    ..Health risks from chronic exposure to carboxin and pirimiphos methyl in these amounts are unclear. The extent of this practice among food insecure communities receiving relief seeds and resultant health impact needs further study...
  2. doi request reprint Medication-associated diethylene glycol mass poisoning: a review and discussion on the origin of contamination
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:127-43. 2009
    ..We discuss existing guidelines and new recommendations for prevention of these incidents...
  3. pmc Public health investigation after the discovery of ricin in a South Carolina postal facility
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S152-7. 2007
    ..We examined the comprehensive public health investigation that followed and discuss the lessons learned from it...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preparing for chemical terrorism: stability of injectable atropine sulfate
    Joshua G Schier
    NYC Poison Control Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:329-34. 2004
    ..The authors considered using atropine beyond its labeled shelf life. The objective was to determine the stability of premixed injectable atropine sulfate samples with different expiration dates...
  5. doi request reprint Public health partnerships in medical toxicology education and practice
    Joshua G Schier
    National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:667-74. 2010
    ..The authors also seek to initiate a discussion among programs about how to optimally meet the new challenges developed by the medical toxicology sub-board...
  6. doi request reprint Perchlorate exposure from infant formula and comparisons with the perchlorate reference dose
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:281-7. 2010
    ..The perchlorate RfD may be exceeded when certain bovine milk-based PIFs are ingested and/or when PIFs are reconstituted with perchlorate-contaminated water...
  7. pmc Diethylene glycol in health products sold over-the-counter and imported from Asian countries
    Joshua G Schier
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:33-8. 2011
    ..Based on current standards, these levels probably do not represent an acute public health threat. Additional research focusing on why DEG is found in these products and on the minimum amount of DEG needed to result in toxicity is needed...
  8. pmc Outbreak of acute renal failure in Panama in 2006: a case-control study
    E Danielle Rentz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:749-56. 2008
    ..Twelve (57%) of 21 patients had died of the illness. This paper describes the investigation into the cause of the illness and the source of the outbreak...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and quantification of diethylene glycol in pharmaceuticals implicated in poisoning epidemics: an historical laboratory perspective
    Dana B Barr
    National Center of Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 31:295-303. 2007
    ..This methodology includes the development of biomarkers of DEG exposure, which would be extremely useful in instances where pharmaceuticals are not clearly implicated...
  10. doi request reprint The role of clinical toxicologists and poison control centers in public health
    Mark E Sutter
    National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:658-62. 2010
    ..Poison control centers and clinical toxicologists serve many roles within public health; however, the degree to which these entities collaborate is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Transportation-related hazardous materials incidents and the role of poison control centers
    Mark E Sutter
    National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:663-6. 2010
    ..Poison control centers specialize in the management of patients exposed to toxic substances; however, poison control center notification is not required...
  12. doi request reprint The role of a poison control center in identifying and limiting an outbreak of foodborne botulism
    Jennifer Brown
    Georgia Poison Center, Education Department, CDC, Atlanta, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:675-8. 2010
    ..Public health officials were informed of our concerns for a foodborne outbreak given the common meal. Their investigation determined that the source of botulism was carrot juice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Strategies for recognizing acute chemical-associated foodborne illness
    Joshua G Schier
    CDC NCEH EHHE HSB MS F 46, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Mil Med 171:1174-80. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Case definitions for chemical poisoning
    Martin G Belson
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects National Center for Environmental Health, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 54:1-24. 2005
    ..CDC will create new case definitions and revise existing definitions to meet the needs related to emerging threats and to enhance case definition sensitivity and specificity, when possible, with developing clinical information...
  15. pmc Fentanyl-associated fatalities among illicit drug users in Wayne County, Michigan (July 2005-May 2006)
    D Adam Algren
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Health Studies Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:106-15. 2013
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  16. pmc Medical toxicology and public health: update on research and activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Manish M Patel
    US Public Health Service Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Med Toxicol 2:169. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Recognition of illness associated with covert chemical releases
    Manish M Patel
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Health Studies Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:592-601. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Fatality from administration of labetalol and crushed extended-release nifedipine
    Joshua G Schier
    Medical Toxicology, New York City Poison Control Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1420-3. 2003
    ..To report a case in which a crushed extended-release (XL) nifedipine tablet contributed to a patient fatality...
  19. pmc Mercury exposure among artisanal gold miners in Madre de Dios, Peru: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen E Yard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Med Toxicol 8:441-8. 2012
    ..Thus, our objective was to quantify mercury exposure among residents of an artisanal mining town in Madre de Dios and to assess risk factors for exposure...
  20. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant typhoid fever with neurologic findings on the Malawi-Mozambique border
    Emily Lutterloh
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1100-6. 2012
    ..We investigated an outbreak of unexplained febrile illnesses with neurologic findings, determined to be typhoid fever, along the Malawi-Mozambique border...
  21. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Crotalidae polyvalent antivenin for the treatment of hognosed viper (Porthidium nasutum) envenomation
    Joshua G Schier
    New York City Poison Control Center, 455 First Avenue, Room 123, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:391-5. 2003
    ..Limited experimental evidence provides support for antigenic cross-reactivity between Antivenin (Crotalidae) polyvalent and P nasutum venom...
  22. doi request reprint Organizational and command aspects for coordinating the public health response to an outbreak of acute renal failure, Republic of Panama, 2006
    Miguel A Cruz
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:217-23. 2011
    ..This report describes the inter-agency coordination and organizational structure implemented during an international response to identify the cause of an outbreak of acute renal failure in Panama...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ephedrine-induced cardiac ischemia: exposure confirmed with a serum level
    Joshua G Schier
    NYC Poison Control Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:849-53. 2003
    ..A serum ephedrine level, drawn approximately 6 to 7 hr after ingestion, was 150 ng/mL. She was discharged from the hospital after being instructed to avoid ephedrine-containing products...
  24. ncbi request reprint Organic phosphorus compounds--nerve agents
    Claudia L Barthold
    Georgia Poison Center, Hughes Spalding Children s Hospital, Grady Health System, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303 3801, USA
    Crit Care Clin 21:673-89, v-vi. 2005
    ..Goals of therapy include prevention and rapid treatment of hypoxia and seizures, as these are linked to patient outcome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postmortem blood cadmium, lead, and mercury concentrations: comparisons with regard to sampling location and reference ranges for living persons
    Joshua G Schier
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 34:129-34. 2010
    ..006). Postmortem blood Cd concentrations were elevated compared to population values and varied with respect to sampling location and postmortem interval...
  26. pmc Medical toxicology and public health--update on research and activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Jeff Nemhauser
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Med Toxicol 2:114-5. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Desiccant-induced gastrointestinal burns in a child
    Joshua G Schier
    NYC Poison Control Center, 455 First Ave, Room 123, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Vet Hum Toxicol 44:343-4. 2002
    ..Providers should be aware of the potential for this toxicity before dismissing desiccant exposures as benign...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of sarin exposure
    Joshua G Schier
    JAMA 291:182; author reply 182-3. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint The Toxic Exposure Surveillance System (TESS): risk assessment and real-time toxicovigilance across United States poison centers
    William A Watson
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, 3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 207:604-10. 2005
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