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Cadmium Toxicity
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Course: WB 1096
CE Original Date: May 12, 2008
CE Renewal Date: May 12, 2011
CE Expiration Date: May 11, 2013
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Cover Page
What Health Effects Are Associated With Acute High-Dose Cadmium Exposure?
How to Use This Course
What Diseases Are Associated with Chronic Exposure to Cadmium?
Initial Check
What Factors Increase the Risk of Developing Disease from Exposure to Cadmium?
What is Cadmium?
Clinical Assessment - Exposure History and Physical Examination
Where is Cadmium Found?
Clinical Assessment - Laboratory Tests
How Are People Exposed to Cadmium?
How Should Patients Exposed to Cadmium Be Treated and Managed?
What Are the U.S. Standards for Cadmium Exposure?
What Instructions Should Be Given to Patients Exposed to Cadmium?
Who Is at Risk of Cadmium Exposure?
Sources of Additional Information
What Is the Biological Fate of Cadmium in the Body?
Assessment and Posttest Instructions
How Does Cadmium Induce Pathogenic Changes?
Literature Cited
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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341
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