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Increased lead absorption: toxicological considerations.
Chisolm JJ Jr.
Pediatrics 1971 Sep; 48(3):349-352
Review of lead poisoning in children with emphasis on the significance presented by the knowledge of the pertinent time-dose relationship response in dealing effectively with toxic agents such as lead. Clinical risk factors are outlined and the recommendations of the US Public Health Service concerning the variances of toxicity in children are reviewed. Urine tests for the diagnosis of lead absorption are also outlined.
NIOSH-Grant; Metal-poisoning; Lead-poisoning; Diagnostic-techniques; Preventive-medicine; Urine-chemistry; Medical-treatment
J. Julian Chisolm, Jr. M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Associate Chief Pediatrician, Baltimore City Hospitals, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Issue of Publication
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
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