Flashcards in Lead Poisoning Deck (6)
What is the highest risk factor in ingesting lead?
Age; younger kids put things in their mouths.
The most dangerous side effect of ingesting lead is ___ ____
What are the signs of lead poisoning?
Signs more serious if greater amount ingested: headache, abdominal pain, fatigue, muscle weakness, and respiratory depression
How do you treat lead poisoning?
How are these agents given?
By receiving many IM injections