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Project: Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Childhood [Entered Retrospectively]

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Title Author Year
Prevalence of lead poisoning in an urban cohort of infants with high socioeconomic status. Casey R., Wiley C., Rutstein R., Pinto-Martin J. 1994
The accuracy of a lead questionnaire in predicting elevated pediatric blood lead levels. France EK., Gitterman BA., Melinkovich P., Wright RA. 1996
Blood lead levels in a continuity clinic population. Holmes SE., Drutz JE., Buffone GJ., Rice TD. 1997
Evaluation of a childhood lead questionnaire in predicting elevated blood lead levels in a rural community. Muñiz MA., Dundas R., Mahoney MC. 2003
Statewide assessment of lead poisoning and exposure risk among children receiving Medicaid services in Alaska. Robin LF., Beller M., Middaugh JP. 1997
Lead poisoning risk determination in a rural setting. Schaffer SJ., Kincaid MS., Endres N., Weitzman M. 1996
Development of a population-specific risk assessment to predict elevated blood lead levels in Santa Clara County, California. Snyder DC., Mohle-Boetani JC., Palla B., Fenstersheib M. 1995
The failure of CDC screening questionnaire to efficiently detect elevated lead levels in a rural population of children. Kazal LA. 1997
Rethinking the threshold for an abnormal capillary blood lead screening test. Sargent JD., Dalton MA. 1996
Screening for pediatric lead poisoning. Comparability of simultaneously drawn capillary and venous blood samples. Schlenker TL., Fritz CJ., Mark D., Layde M., Linke G., Murphy A., Matte T. 1994
A community outreach lead screening program using capillary blood collected on filter paper. Holtrop TG., Yee HY., Simpson PM., Kauffman RE. 1998
Evaluation and improvement of sample collection procedures for the determination of blood lead Parsons, P. J. Raciti, KA. Esernio-Jenssen, D. 1993
Evaluation of home lead remediation in an Australian mining community. Boreland F., Lesjak M., Lyle D. 2009
A randomized, community-based trial of home visiting to reduce blood lead levels in children. Brown MJ., McLaine P., Dixon S., Simon P. 2006
A randomized trial of calcium supplementation for childhood lead poisoning. Markowitz ME., Sinnett M., Rosen JF. 2004
Children with moderately elevated lead levels: is chelation with DMSA helpful? O'Connor ME., Rich D. 1999
Effects of iron therapy on infant blood lead levels. Wolf AW., Jimenez E., Lozoff B. 2003
A community-based intervention for low-income families to reduce children’s blood lead levels between 3–9.9 μg/Dl Nicholson, Jody S. 2017
Effect of chelation therapy on the neuropsychological and behavioral development of lead-exposed children after school entry. Dietrich KN., Ware JH., Salganik M., Radcliffe J., Rogan WJ., Rhoads GG., Fay ME., Davoli CT., Denckla MB., Bornschein RL., Schwarz D., Dockery DW., Adubato S., Jones RL. 2004
Do children with falling blood lead levels have improved cognition? Liu X., Dietrich KN., Radcliffe J., Ragan NB., Rhoads GG., Rogan WJ. 2002
The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neuropsychological development in children exposed to lead. Rogan WJ., Dietrich KN., Ware JH., Dockery DW., Salganik M., Radcliffe J., Jones RL., Ragan NB., Chisolm JJ., Rhoads GG. 2001
Safety and efficacy of succimer in toddlers with blood lead levels of 20-44 microg/dL. Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children (TLC) Trial Group. -- Not Found -- 2000
Efficacy and toxicity of D-penicillamine in low-level lead poisoning. Shannon M., Graef J., Lovejoy FH. 1988
Utility of a risk assessment questionnaire in identifying children with lead exposure. Dalton MA., Sargent JD., Stukel TA. 1996
Do questions about lead exposure predict elevated lead levels? Tejeda DM., Wyatt DD., Rostek BR., Solomon WB. 1994




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