Lead poisoning from "lead-free" paint
- Recognition of Childhood Lead Poisoning. // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec1971 Supplement, Vol. 10 Issue S1, p275
The article discusses screening programs for lead poisoning in children. All children found to have a blood lead concentration of 80 ug or more per 100 ml. of whole blood, regardless of the presence or absence of clinical symptoms or of other laboratory findings, should be considered as...
- In-utero Lead Exposure After Maternal Ingestion of Mexican Pottery: Inadequacy of the Lead Exposure Questionnaire. Erdem, Guliz; Hernandez, Xavier; Kyono, Mae; Chan-Nishina, Corinne; Iwaishi, Louise K. // Clinical Pediatrics;Mar2004, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p185
Describes the case of a three-year-old girl diagnosed with in-utero lead exposure after maternal ingestion of Mexican pottery. Presenting signs and symptoms; Past medical history; Diagnosis; Treatment; Outcome.
- An Asymptomatic Middle-School-Age Boy With a Blood Lead Concentration of 173 Âµg/dL. Chin, Yan; Charlton, Valerie // Clinical Pediatrics;Mar2004, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p189
Describes the case of a middle-school-age boy with a blood concentration of 173 microgram/dL. Developmental history; Past medical history; Diagnosis; Treatment; Outcome.
- Children in Illinois with Elevated Blood Lead Levels, 1993-1998, and Lead-Related Pediatric Hospital Admissions in Illinois, 1993-1997. Brown, Mary Jean; Shenassa, Edmond; Matte, Thomas D.; Catlin, Sandra N. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p532
Presents a study which described the prevalence of lead poising in children and the rate of lead-related pediatric hospital admissions in Illinois from 1993-1997. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- the hidden hazard in my home. Abramson, Deb // Parenting;Sep2004, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p128
Relates the author's experience in dealing with the problem of lead poisoning that her son Ezra got. Facts about lead poisoning; Actions taken by the author and her husband Alex to clear the lead from Ezra's body; Lessons learned.
- Go for the GLO. // Environmental Health Perspectives;May2004, Vol. 112 Issue 6, pA 351
Highlights the Get the Lead Out of Orchard Street Community Houses and Kids (GLO) project, which aims to help children at risk for lead poisoning in Rochester, New York. Organizations behind GLO; Features of the project; Establishment of a lead laboratory for the program.
- PLUMBISM REINVENTED. Fassin, Didier; Naudé, Anne-Jeanne // American Journal of Public Health;Nov2004, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p1854
Although the history of childhood lead poisoning started a century ago in the United States, the first French cases were identified in 1985. Instead of merely adopting knowledge accumulated for decades, the public health professionals and activists involved had to reestablish, against...
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Through Kohl. Mojdehi, Goli M.; Gurtner, Jan // American Journal of Public Health;Apr96, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p587
The article examines the role of kohl as a source of lead poisoning among children in the Middle East. Women gave several explanations as to why they used the product. Not only did kohl usage have a cosmetic value for these women, some attached traditional values, others medicinal or health...
- Use of Capitated Reimbursement to Provide Comprehensive Management of Childhood Lead Poisoning. Davoli, Cecilia T. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1997, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p2056
The article describes the author and her colleague's effort to implement the use of capitated reimbursement to provide comprehensive management of childhood lead poisoning in Baltimore, Maryland. Background information on the Community Lead Poisoning Prevention and Treatment Center of the...