References Featured in the Course
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. (2005, reaffirmed 2008). Lead exposure in children: Prevention, detection, and management. Pediatrics, 116(4),1036-1046.
- Cabb, E., Gorospe, E. C., Rothweiler, A. M., & Gerstenberger, S. L. (2008). Toxic remedy: A case of a 3-year-old child with lead colic treated with lead monoxide (greta). Clinical Pediatrics, 47(1),77-79.
- Canfield, R. L., Henderson, C. R., Jr., Cory-Slechta, D. A., Cox, C., Jusko, T. A., & Lanphear, B. P. (2003). Intellectual impairment in children with blood lead concentrations below 10 microg per deciliter. New England Journal of Medicine, 348(16),1517-26.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2009). Childhood lead poisoning associated with lead dust contamination of family vehicles and child safety seats—Maine, 2008. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 58(32),890-3.
- Chandramouli, K., Steer, C. D., Ellis, M., & Emond, A. M. (2009). Effects of early childhood lead exposure on academic performance and behaviour of school age children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 94(11),844-8.
- Liu, X., Dietrich, K. N., Radcliffe, J., Ragan, N. B., Rhoads, G. G., & Rogan, W. J. (2002). Do children with falling blood lead levels have improved cognition? Pediatrics 110(4),787-791.
- Mayo Clinic. Lead Poisoning.
- Muennig, P. (2009). The social costs of childhood lead exposure in the post–lead regulation era. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 163(9), 844-849.
- National Safety Council Fact Sheet of Lead Poisoning.
- Rogan, W. J., Dietrich, K. N., Ware, J. H., Dockery, D. W., Salganik, M., Radcliffe, J., … Rhoads, G. G. (2001). The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neuropsychological development in children exposed to lead. New England Journal of Medicine, 344(19), 1411-1420.
- Texas Department of State Health Services. Childhood blood lead testing: Getting a good specimen.
- Texas Department of State Health Services. Form Pb-110: Risk assessment for lead exposure.
- Texas Department of State Health Services. Local childhood lead poisoning prevention programs.
- Texas Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lead Awareness Program.
- Weisskopf, M., Jain, N., Nie, U., Sparrow, D., Vokonas, P., Schwartz, J., & Hu, H. (2009). A prospective study of bone lead concentration and death from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in the department of veterans affairs normative aging study. Circulation, 120, 1056-1064.
Helpful Resources to Share with Patients and Families
- Lead Free Kids’ Home Danger Zone Finder
- Texas Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program educational materials (English and Spanish)
- Locating Certified Lead Abatement Professionals in Texas
- EPA’s Guide to Lead-Free Renovation
Medical definitions in this module were obtained from the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health and the Mayo Clinic.