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Occupational lead exposure -- ship building

Occupational lead exposure -- ship building: Introduction

Occupational lead exposure -- ship building: Exposure to lead can occur in people employed in the ship building industry 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 -- ship building is available below.

Symptoms of Occupational lead exposure -- ship building

Treatments for Occupational lead exposure -- ship building

  • 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 -- ship building: Complications

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Causes of Occupational lead exposure -- ship building

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Prognosis for Occupational lead exposure -- ship building

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

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