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Fact Sheets for Health Professionals

Medical Management of Childhood Lead Exposure and Poisoning
Recommendations for Health Professionals

This fact sheet, aimed at healthcare professionals, provides recommendations on medical management of lead exposure and poisoning based on a patient’s lead levels. The fact sheet also discusses principles of lead exposures in children, information on lead screening, and principles of iron deficiency screening as well as additional resources.
Published: June 2013