Recommendations for Medical Management of Adult Lead Exposure

  title={Recommendations for Medical Management of Adult Lead Exposure},
  author={Michael J. Kosnett and Richard P. Wedeen and Stephen J. Rothenberg and Karen L. Hipkins and Barbara L. Materna and Brian S. Schwartz and Howard Hu and Alan David Woolf},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
Research conducted in recent years has increased public health concern about the toxicity of lead at low dose and has supported a reappraisal of the levels of lead exposure that may be safely tolerated in the workplace. In this article, which appears as part of a mini-monograph on adult lead exposure, we summarize a body of published literature that establishes the potential for hypertension, effects on renal function, cognitive dysfunction, and adverse female reproductive outcome in adults… CONTINUE READING
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