Lead Poisoning

Lead Poisoning, Children

The AAFP concludes that evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children aged 1 to 5 years who are at increased risk. (2006)

(Grade: I recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspslead.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lead Poisoning, Children

The AAFP recommends against routine screening for elevated blood levels in asymptomatic children aged 1 to 5 years who are at average risk. (2006)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspslead.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lead Poisoning, Pregnant Women

The AAFP recommends against routine screening for elevated blood levels in asymptomatic pregnant women. (2006)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspslead.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)