Past adult lead exposure is associated with longitudinal decline in cognitive function

@article{Schwartz2000PastAL,
  title={Past adult lead exposure is associated with longitudinal decline in cognitive function},
  author={B. S. Schwartz and W. Stewart and K. Bolla and D. Sim{\'o}n and K. Bandeenroche and B. Gordon and J. Links and A. C. Todd},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={55},
  pages={1144 - 1150}
}
  • B.S. Schwartz, W. Stewart, +5 authors A.C. Todd
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Objective: To determine whether adults with past exposure to neurotoxicants have progressive declines in cognitive function years after exposure has ceased, and whether tibia lead is a predictor of the magnitude of change. Methods: A total of 535 former organolead manufacturing workers with a mean age of 55.6 years, a mean duration of 16 years since last occupational lead exposure, and low blood lead levels at the first study visit and 118 controls were evaluated with neurobehavioral tests two… CONTINUE READING

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