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Undue lead absorption and lead poisoning in children -- an overview
Jane S Lin-Fu
by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, [Public Health Service, Health Services Administration], Bureau of Community Health Services, Office for Maternal and Child Health in Rockville, Md
Written in English
|Statement||J. S. Lin-Fu, Office of Maternal and Child Health|
|Series||DHEW publication ; no. (HSA) 79-5141, DHEW publication -- no. (HSA) 79-5141|
|Contributions||United States. Health Services Administration. Office for Maternal and Child Health|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. ;|
|Number of Pages||24|
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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. The strongest evidence found in this overview was for interventions designed to reduce lead in households with children-the systematic reviews that covered them were of medium to high quality.
LIST OF TABLES (continued) Number Page Lead Accumulation by People Living Close to a Secondary Smelter Compared to an Urban Control Group, and Some Potential Sources of Lead Uptake Blood-Lead Levels in School-Age Children as a Function of Their Address Intelligence and Behavior in School-Age Children as a.
Therefore, blood-lead concentration is often used in epidemiologic and toxicological studies as an index of exposure and body burden for children. Paint that contains lead can pose a health threat through various routes of exposure. House dust is the most common exposure pathway through which children are exposed to lead-based paint hazards.
Lead poisoning occurs when a person (often a young child) inhales or swallows lead and it accumulates in the person’s body. While the NY Public Health Law has defined lead poisoning as occurring at a level of 10 µg/dL (micrograms of lead per deciliter of whole blood) for purposes of overall health policy, the overwhelming consensus in the scientific community is that even low-dose lead.
Reading the article on childhood lead poisoning by Hanna-Attisha et al. 10 in the February issue of the American Journal of Public Health reminded me that GM not only tried to defeat its workers, but also the environment in which they, and all of us, live. The latter never had chance to organize and resist.
Linked by roads, rivers, and streams by the s, Flint and the area around it. a) Exposure to lead in the general population occurs from inhalation of contaminated air and dust of various types or ingestion of food and water containing lead with a fairly even split between ingestion and inhalation exposure % of ingested lead is absorbed by adults with less than 5% retained.
Children, however, absorb approximately 50% of ingested lead and retain about 30%. Recent events have drawn increased attention to potential lead exposures from contaminated drinking water. Further, homes with older infrastructure are at greatest risk due to the presence of the disinfectant chemical chloramine, which can leach lead from older pipes.
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