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Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making

Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making: Introduction

Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making: Exposure to lead can occur in people involved in pottery making if adequate precautions are not taken. Lead exposure can cause elevated levels of lead in the blood which in turn can cause various symptoms depending on the severity and duration of the exposure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making is available below.

Symptoms of Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making

Treatments for Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making

  • Chelation
  • Removal of the source of the lead - to avoid further exposure
  • Chelation therapy if serious acute ingestion or if blood lead levels are >45mcg/dL
  • Management of encephalopathy in a critical care unit with adequate airway protection and supportive therapy
  • Long term follow up for detection and management of sequelae such as neurological impairment
  • more treatments...»

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Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making: Complications

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Causes of Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making

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Prognosis for Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making

Prognosis for Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making: Symptoms are often unnoticed unless more serious lead poisoning occurs. Death due to lead poisoning is considered quite rare.

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  1. Occupational lead exposure -- pottery making: Introduction
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