24. Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning: Global Impact

  1. Tetsuo Satoh4,5,6 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta7
  1. Claudio Colosio1,2,
  2. Francesca Vellere1,2 and
  3. Angelo Moretto1,3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch24

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Colosio, C., Vellere, F. and Moretto, A. (2011) Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning: Global Impact, in Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology (eds T. Satoh and R. C. Gupta), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 5

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

  3. 6

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 7

    Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, Italy

  2. 2

    S. Paolo Hospital Unit, International Centre for Rural Health (ICRH), Milano, Italy

  3. 3

    International Centre for Pesticides and Health Risk Prevention, Ospedale Luigi Sacco. Via Stephenson, Milano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410301

Online ISBN: 9780470640500

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Keywords:

  • epidemiological studies of anticholinesterase pesticide poisoning - global impact;
  • self-poisonings, self-harm events through ingestion - and fatality;
  • principles for burden-suicide prevention and reduction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Self-Poisonings

  • Occupational Poisonings

  • Accidental Poisonings

  • Epidemiology of Delayed Effects

  • Principles for Prevention and Reduction of the Burden

  • Conclusions

  • References