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Explore research on industrial lead exposure, childhood lead poisoning, and the health impacts of lead water pipes, as well as related public health guidance through items in the NLM Digital Collections.

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Guidelines for the Detection and Management of Lead Poisoning for Physicians and Health Care Providers, Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Women and Children, Children’s Health Division, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, 1994

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The Texas Department of Health defined the scope of lead poisoning as a public health problem and provided guidance on screening, diagnosis, treatment, and intervening in childhood lead poisoning cases for health care providers.