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QUESTION: Lead information for 65 year old plumber. 12 Jan 2007 ACT, Australia

My husband is a 65 year old plumber. A recent visit to a psychologist suggested that many of his symptoms fit with possible lead poisoning so I am anxious to locate as much information about lead poisoning in adults as I can find. Unfortunately my computer is too old so many of the fact sheets don't load. I am happy to pay for copies & mail.

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  1. Am I able to request snail mail copies of your fact sheets? I am particularly interested in nos 1, 5, 24, 28, 29, 33, 34

  2. Does your library hold copies of the references attached to the fact sheet titled Health Impacts of Lead Poisoning

Judy

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Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 7:43 PM

Dear Wendy

Thank you very much for your prompt response. I would like to read the extra references.

Many thanks

Judy

ANSWER: 12 Jan 2007

Dear Judy

As requested I will be sending the following fact sheets to you shortly:

1- About the Global Lead Advice and Support Service (GLASS)

5- Ceiling dust & lead poisoning

24- Lead, Ageing and Death

28- Lead Poisoning And The Brain - Cognitive Deficits And Mental Illness

29- Facts and Firsts of Lead

33- What do Doctors need to do about Lead?

34- A Naturopath's Experience Of Lead & People With Diagnosed Mental Illness

We also have copies of the following references from "Health Impacts of Lead Poisoning", in our library, which I can also send to you if you would like?

46. Mark Lustberg, PhD; Ellen Silbergeld, PhD. Blood Lead Levels And Mortality, in Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(21):2443-2449. November 25, 2002,  [LID 6921]

53. AHA Journal News report (2004),"Safe' levels of lead, cadmium", 08/06/04.[LID 7385]

56. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans: Inorganic and organic lead compounds, Vol. 87, 10-17 February 2004 [LID 7420]

If you would like any other info sent out please do not hesitate to ask.

Yours Sincerely

Wendy Evans

Acting Administrator, Global Lead Advice and Support Service

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