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Bilingual form to screen pregnant women for lead exposure.  Developed by MCN.

Guidelines for health care providers from the Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, a program in the California Department of Public Health that helps employers, workers, and others prevent lead poisoning in workers.

 

Clinicial guidelines dealing with children and lead exposure.  Special emphasis on working with migrant children. 

FDA Alert:  Conusmers, especially pregnant or breastfeeding women, should avoid consuming a product called “Nzu”, taken as a traditional remedy for morning sickness, because of the potential health risks from high levels of lead and arsenic.

MMWR August 7, 2009 / 58(RR09);1-11

An expert panel review of the scientific literature on lead and health - Environmental Health Perspective, March 2007

A lead fact sheet from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Guidelines endorsed in May 2007 by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics.

Alliance for Healthy Homes - a public interest organization with excellent resources on lead poisoning and prevention including community tool kits.

U.S. EPA, Region 5 developed this newsletter template to help clinicians integrate assessment and prevention into clinical practice.