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Lead Toxicity
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Course: WB 1105
CE Original Date: August 20, 2007
CE Renewal Date: August 20, 2010
CE Expiration Date: August 20, 2012
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Cover Page
How should patients exposed to lead be evaluated?
How to Use This Course
What Tests Can Assist with Diagnosis of Lead Toxicity?
Initial Check
How Should Patients Exposed to Lead be Treated and Managed?
What is Lead?
What Instructions Should Be Given to Patients?
Where Is Lead Found?
Where Can I Find More Information?
How Are People Exposed to Lead?
Assessment and Posttest Instructions
Who Is at Risk of Lead Exposure?
Literature Cited
What Are the U.S. Standards for Lead Levels?
Appendix 1: Key to Acronyms/Abbreviations
What is the Biological Fate of Lead?
Patient Education Sheet
What Are the Physiologic Effects of Lead Exposure?
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