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Research & Reviews  259 results

Decreased serum bilirubin levels in children with lead poisoning.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7874351
The Journal of International Medical Research; Ye M, Zhang T et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Lead is a toxic heavy metal, which causes irreversible damage in children. Oxidative stress is the underlying mechanism of lead toxicity, and monitoring oxidative stress of lead poisoning children in vivo is important. Our study aimed to investiga...

Retained Bullet Fragments after Non-Fatal Gunshot Wounds: Epidemiology and Outcomes.
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000003089
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Nee N, Inaba K et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - With no consensus on the optimal management strategy for asymptomatic retained bullet fragments (RBF), the emerging data on RBF lead toxicity have become an increasingly important issue. There however are a paucity of data on the magnitude of this...

Acute lead poisoning: a diagnostic challenge in the emergency department.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7818793
BMJ Case Reports; Gopinath B, Kappagantu V et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - Acute abdominal pain is a common presentation to the emergency department (ED). Ruling out life-threatening causes and giving pain relief are the most important tasks in ED. We describe a 32-year-old man who presented to ED with abdominal pain and...

Ellagic acid plays an important role in enhancing productive performance and alleviatin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111608
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Iflazoglu Mutlu S, Seven I et. al.

Jan 5th, 2021 - Lead (Pb) is one of the most toxic heavy metal environmental pollutants due to its widespread use of the industry and it is a harmful substance for human and animal health. This study was conducted to investigate the potential protective effects o...

The Importance of Supervising Toothbrush Usage for Young Children at Risk of Lead Toxic...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33349303
Journal of Dentistry for Children (Chicago, Ill.); Jee SH, Miller RK et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2020 - Lead exposure in childhood causes lasting deleterious health effects through multi-system organ toxicity, including in brain, skeletal system, and oral cavity. We report a case that illustrates the imperative for providers to give specific anticip...

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Guidelines  4 results

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

2017 HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Lead Man...
https://www.hrsonline.org/Policy-Payment/Clinical-Guidelines-Documents/2017-HRS-Expert-Consensus-Statement-on-Cardiovascular-Implantable-Electronic-Device-Lead-Management-and-Extraction
Fred M. Kusumoto

Sep 13th, 2017 - The statement focuses on identifying the presence of lead malfunction, deciding on whether to abandon or to extract a lead that is no longer clinically necessary or at higher risk for failure, offering guidance on whether a cardiovascular implanta.

Workplace Lead Exposure
http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Position_Statements/Workplace_Lead_Exposure.pdf
Michael G. Holland, David Cawthon

Nov 30th, 2016 - Lead poisoning causes adverse health effects in adults and children in a dose-dependent fashion. Workplace lead exposures below the current permissible exposure limit (PEL) that result in blood lead levels (BLLs) much lower than those permitted by.

Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1493
Pediatrics

Jun 21st, 2016 - Blood lead concentrations have decreased dramatically in US children over the past 4 decades, but too many children still live in housing with deteriorated lead-based paint and are at risk for lead exposure with resulting lead-associated cognitive...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  271 results

Decreased serum bilirubin levels in children with lead poisoning.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7874351
The Journal of International Medical Research; Ye M, Zhang T et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Lead is a toxic heavy metal, which causes irreversible damage in children. Oxidative stress is the underlying mechanism of lead toxicity, and monitoring oxidative stress of lead poisoning children in vivo is important. Our study aimed to investiga...

Retained Bullet Fragments after Non-Fatal Gunshot Wounds: Epidemiology and Outcomes.
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000003089
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Nee N, Inaba K et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - With no consensus on the optimal management strategy for asymptomatic retained bullet fragments (RBF), the emerging data on RBF lead toxicity have become an increasingly important issue. There however are a paucity of data on the magnitude of this...

Acute lead poisoning: a diagnostic challenge in the emergency department.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7818793
BMJ Case Reports; Gopinath B, Kappagantu V et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - Acute abdominal pain is a common presentation to the emergency department (ED). Ruling out life-threatening causes and giving pain relief are the most important tasks in ED. We describe a 32-year-old man who presented to ED with abdominal pain and...

Ellagic acid plays an important role in enhancing productive performance and alleviatin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111608
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Iflazoglu Mutlu S, Seven I et. al.

Jan 5th, 2021 - Lead (Pb) is one of the most toxic heavy metal environmental pollutants due to its widespread use of the industry and it is a harmful substance for human and animal health. This study was conducted to investigate the potential protective effects o...

The Importance of Supervising Toothbrush Usage for Young Children at Risk of Lead Toxic...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33349303
Journal of Dentistry for Children (Chicago, Ill.); Jee SH, Miller RK et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2020 - Lead exposure in childhood causes lasting deleterious health effects through multi-system organ toxicity, including in brain, skeletal system, and oral cavity. We report a case that illustrates the imperative for providers to give specific anticip...

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News  9 results

The End of the Road for Lead Screening?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913057

May 20th, 2019 - How Much Should We Worry About Lead? Five years ago, the residents of Flint, Michigan, saw a startling change in their drinking water. It had turned brown, foul-smelling, and bad-tasting. Eventually we learned why. To save money, the city's water ...

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

High Lead Levels From Old Bullet Fragments
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/133138/trauma/high-lead-levels-old-bullet-fragments
Jan Dyer

Mar 8th, 2017 - Bullets and bullet fragments are not always removed if they don’t threaten the injured person’s life. But “retained” bullet fragments (RBFs) can lead to nonspecific symptoms of lead toxicity years later, such as, fatigue, abdominal pain, and memor.

AAP Statement Targets Lead Toxicity in Childhood
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/865119

Jun 20th, 2016 - A new policy statement from the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to prevent lead toxicity in US children. The statement, published online June 20 in Pediatrics, especially targets US preschoolers who...

AAP Statement Targets Lead Toxicity in Childhood
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/865119

Jun 20th, 2016 - A new policy statement from the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to prevent lead toxicity in US children. The statement, published online June 20 in Pediatrics, especially targets US preschoolers who...

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