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Environmental Pathology

What are some Key Signs/Symptoms of tobacco exposure in children asthma, URIs, Middle ear infections, snoring, repeat pneumonias
Which types of radiation pass through organic tissue? alpha, beta, or gamma Beta (not more than a few mm) and Gamma (stopped by concrete and lead)
Why are children more at risk for the stochastic effects of radiation more dividing cells
What are symptoms of chronic arsenic exposure skin lesions, peripheral neuropathy, anemia
Which type of mercury exposure will result in paresthesias, ataxia, tremor, tunnel vision, and dysarthria Organic (not elemental and inorganic)
Aluminum exposure may be linked to what late age disease alzheimers
How late can you have problems post iron poisoning 4-6 weeks you can see gastric scarring, pyloric obstruction
What is an acceptable lead level in children under 15 <10 ug/dL
What are some signs of lead poisoning in children peripheral neuropathy, slowing or reversal of development anemia
Where is lead stored in the body Blood, soft tissue, mineralizing tissue
How do you treat Lead Toxicity chelation therapy
What are the two types of asbestos fibers serpentine adn amphiboles
Which type of asbestos fibers are dangerous Amphiboles
What are some diseases associated with asbestos asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer
How are newer pesticides different from older newer are water soluble with shorter half lives
What are some acute symptoms of Cholinesterase inhibitor ingestions salivation, lacrimation, diarrhea, Nausea, vomiting, miosis, fasiculations, seizures, bradycardia, bronchorrhea, pulmonary edema, bronchospasms, loss of consciousness, incontinence, seizures, respiratory depression
How do you treat cholinesterase inhibitor ingestion oxygen and atropine
The most severe toxicity with pyrethroids is to? the CNS
What are the chief signs with pyrethroids ingestion seizures and disturbed level of consciousness
How do you treat pyrethroid ingestion Vit E oil
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