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Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Lead Exposure

  1. Which of the following diagnostic tests is most commonly used to assess lead toxicity in patients?
    Electrocardiogram (ECG)
    Chest X-ray
    Lead level measurement
  2. What is the recommended management approach for a patient with a blood lead level less than 80 microgram per deciliter?
    Prescribe oral calcium and iron supplements
    Administer chelation therapy
    Advise the patient to avoid further lead exposure