Pesticide Illness. (posted 1/31/2004)
by Rupali Das, MD, MPH, California Department of Health Services
Michael O’Malley, MD, MPH, University of California, Davis
Laura Styles, MPH, Public Health Institute

This module is intended to teach the practicing physician more about pesticide illness. The first segment describes general aspects of pesticide toxicology, and pesticide illness epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Subsequent segments will discuss acute pesticide illness due to specific pesticide classes (Parts 2 and 3) and chronic pesticide illness (Part 4). Each segment will use case presentations to illustrate the educational material.

Please refer to the speaker’s notes to supplement the PowerPoint slides.

Downloadable Module User Memos (Word Files)

Read First (link to : User-Introduction.doc)

Part 1 Pesticide Toxicology, Illness Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment (All of Part 1 links to: 1-Speaker-Notes.doc)

Part 2 Pesticide Toxicology, Illness Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment (All of Part 2 links to: 2-Speaker-Notes.doc)

Part 3 Fumigants, Fungicides, Herbicides, Disinfectants, Miscellaneous Pesticides (All of Part 3 links to: 3-Insecticides.doc)

Part 4 Chronic Health Effects Laws and Regulations (links to: 4-Health-Effects.doc)

References (links to: References.doc)


Downloadable PowerPoint Modules

Part 1 Gen. Information (link to : 1-Genl-Information.ppt)

Part 2 Insecticides (link to : 2-Insecticides.ppt)

Part 3 Fumigants, Fungicides, Misc (link to : 3-Fumigants-Fungicides.ppt)

Part 4 Chronic Health Effects (link to : 4-Chronic-Health.ppt)

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