ERIC Number: ED358611
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for the Detection and Management of Lead Poisoning for Physicians and Health Care Providers.
Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.
These Illinois guidelines provide information on the medical management and treatment of children with lead poisoning, based on Federal guidelines (revised in 1991) for determining lead poisoning at lower levels. The guidelines outline the effects of lead poisoning, sources of lead, estimated incidence of lead poisoning in Illinois, screening guidelines, risk factors, diagnostic guidelines, medical management, treatment and follow up, and the role of the Illinois Department of Public Health, and community intervention. Appendixes provide procedures for specimen collection, a questionnaire to determine risk, a protocol for identifying children with significant lead burdens, advice to parents for preventing lead poisoning, and a 33-item bibliography. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois