Lead toxicity, a review of the literature. Part 1: Exposure, evaluation, and treatment.

@article{Patrick2006LeadTA,
  title={Lead toxicity, a review of the literature. Part 1: Exposure, evaluation, and treatment.},
  author={Lyn Patrick},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          2-22
        }
}
  • Lyn Patrick
  • Published in
    Alternative medicine review : a journal of…
    2006
The phasing out of leaded gasoline for transportation vehicles between 1973 and 1995 and the removal of lead from paint by federal mandate by 1978 have resulted in substantial lowering of mean blood lead levels in all segments of the U.S. population. However, because lead is a persistent metal, it is still present in the environment - in water, brass plumbing fixtures, soil, dust, and imported products manufactured with lead. Diagnosis of lead toxicity has traditionally been based on… CONTINUE READING

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