James Henry Diaz

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global climate changes, natural disasters, and travel health risks
    James H Diaz
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 13:361-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Common spider bites
    James H Diaz
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:869-73. 2007
  3. pmc Paragonimiasis acquired in the United States: native and nonnative species
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, and Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 26:493-504. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sun exposure behavior and protection: recommendations for travelers
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 20:108-18. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we be concerned about global warming?
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 158:278, 280-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Hymenopterid bites, stings, allergic reactions, and the impact of hurricanes on hymenopterid-inflicted injuries
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:149-57. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, evaluation, and management of stingray injuries
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70122, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:198-204; quiz 204, 230. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The evaluation, management, and prevention of stingray injuries in travelers
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    J Travel Med 15:102-9. 2008
  9. pmc A 60-year meta-analysis of tick paralysis in the United States: a predictable, preventable, and often misdiagnosed poisoning
    James Henry Diaz
    LSU School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 6:15-21. 2010
  10. pmc Proportionate cancer mortality in methyl methacrylate-exposed orthopedic surgeons compared to general surgeons
    James Henry Diaz
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University, 1615 Poydras Street Suite 1400, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:125-32. 2011

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Global climate changes, natural disasters, and travel health risks
    James H Diaz
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 13:361-72. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Common spider bites
    James H Diaz
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:869-73. 2007
    ..These bites usually progress to ulcerating dermonecrosis at the bite site. Spider bites can be prevented by simple measures. Early species identification and specific management can prevent most serious sequelae of spider bites...
  3. pmc Paragonimiasis acquired in the United States: native and nonnative species
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, and Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 26:493-504. 2013
    ..All cases of imported and locally acquired paragonimiasis will require treatment with oral praziquantel to avoid any potential pulmonary and cerebral complications of paragonimiasis, some of which may require surgical interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Sun exposure behavior and protection: recommendations for travelers
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 20:108-18. 2013
    ..Although there have been recent advances in the development of photoprotective clothing and broad-spectrum sunscreens, few peer-reviewed publications have focused on photoprotection recommendations for travelers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we be concerned about global warming?
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 158:278, 280-7. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Hymenopterid bites, stings, allergic reactions, and the impact of hurricanes on hymenopterid-inflicted injuries
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:149-57. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, evaluation, and management of stingray injuries
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70122, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:198-204; quiz 204, 230. 2007
    ..All stingray injuries should be managed initially with wound irrigation to dislodge retained spine fragments and envenoming tissues and warm water immersion to inactivate heat-labile toxins...
  8. doi request reprint The evaluation, management, and prevention of stingray injuries in travelers
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    J Travel Med 15:102-9. 2008
  9. pmc A 60-year meta-analysis of tick paralysis in the United States: a predictable, preventable, and often misdiagnosed poisoning
    James Henry Diaz
    LSU School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Med Toxicol 6:15-21. 2010
    ..TP should be added to and quickly excluded from the differential diagnoses of acute ataxia and ascending flaccid paralysis, especially in children living in TP-endemic regions of the USA...
  10. pmc Proportionate cancer mortality in methyl methacrylate-exposed orthopedic surgeons compared to general surgeons
    James Henry Diaz
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University, 1615 Poydras Street Suite 1400, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:125-32. 2011
    ..MMA-exposed healthcare workers may be at increased risks of untimely deaths from site-specific malignancies...
  11. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention of ectoparasitic diseases in travelers
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 13:100-11. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint The evolving global epidemiology, syndromic classification, management, and prevention of caterpillar envenoming
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:347-57. 2005
    ..Since the 1970s, there have been increasing reports of mass dermatolgic, pulmonary, and systemic reactions following caterpillar encounters throughout the world...
  13. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome in female nurse anesthetists versus operating room nurses: prevalence, laterality, and impact of handedness
    J H Diaz
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:975-80. 2001
    ..021) and 5.075 (P = 0.024) for nondominant left-hand or bilateral CTS in NAs as compared with ORNs. On the basis of our data analysis, nondominant left-hand CTS and bilateral CTS were significantly more prevalent in NAs than ORNs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic postoperative epidural abscess with ascending neuromyotonia
    James H Diaz
    Department of Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1770-1, table of contents. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The global epidemiology, syndromic classification, management, and prevention of spider bites
    James H Diaz
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:239-50. 2004
    ..Spider bites can usually be prevented by simple personal and domestic measures. Early species identification and specific management may help prevent serious sequelae of spider bites...
  16. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of global climate change
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1600 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Fam Community Health 27:218-29. 2004
    ..Only an enlightened public consciousness can muster the political will required to press for policy changes and to support new technologies to conserve energy and to protect the environment from manmade agents of destruction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evolving global epidemiology, syndromic classification, general management, and prevention of unknown mushroom poisonings
    James H Diaz
    Programs in Community Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:419-26. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Permanent paraparesis and cauda equina syndrome after epidural blood patch for postdural puncture headache
    James H Diaz
    Department of Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Multidisciplinary Pain Mastery Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:1515-7. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcome of postural headache management in spontaneous intracranial hypotension
    J H Diaz
    Department of Public Health, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 26:582-7. 2001
    ..Due to the apparent failure of epidural blood patch to relieve headache in spontaneous intracranial hypotension, we investigated the epidemiologic features and treatment outcomes of this condition...
  20. ncbi request reprint Syndromic diagnosis and management of confirmed mushroom poisonings
    James H Diaz
    Programs in Community Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:427-36. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of caterpillar envenoming in the southern US
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:153-7. 2005
    ..Since the 1970s, there have been increasing reports of dermatolgic, pulmonary, and systemic reactions following caterpillar encounters throughout the South...
  22. ncbi request reprint The influence of global warming on natural disasters and their public health outcomes
    James H Diaz
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:33-42. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, syndromic diagnosis, management, and prevention of spider bites in the South
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:32-8. 2005
    ..Spider bites can usually be prevented by simple personal and domestic measures. Early species identification and specific management may help prevent serious sequelae of spider bites...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of hurricanes and flooding disasters on hymenopterid-inflicted injuries
    James H Diaz
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:257-69. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Recognizing and reducing the risks of Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) in travelers
    James H Diaz
    Program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    J Travel Med 15:184-95. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology, toxidromic classification, general management, and prevention of mushroom poisoning in the United States
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:330-6. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Endemic mite-transmitted dermatoses and infectious diseases in the South
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 162:140-5, 147-9. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of hurricanes and major flooding
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 156:145-50. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of toxic seafoodborne diseases in travelers
    Heather M Barbier
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J Travel Med 10:29-37. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing pesticide-resistant ectoparasitic infections may increase pesticide poisoning risks in children
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 160:210-2, 214-20. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Chagas disease in the United States: a cause for concern in Louisiana?
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J La State Med Soc 159:21-3, 25-9. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis, management, and prevention of common ectoparasitic infections
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J La State Med Soc 158:90-8. 2006
    ..Many of these ectoparasites are now developing increasing resistances to medical therapies, including the safest insecticides and repellants...
  33. ncbi request reprint A regional human services authority's rapid needs assessment of evacuees following natural disasters
    David E Post
    Department of Health and Hospitals, Capital Area Human Services District, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 3:253-64. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Is fish consumption safe?
    James H Diaz
    School of Public Health at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 156:42, 44-9. 2004
    ....