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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier



Clarkson TW, Magos L, Myers GJ: The toxicology of mercury—current exposures and clinical manifestations.  N Engl J Med  2003; 349:1731-1737.Excellent review of the consequences of exposure to methyl mercury in fish, mercury vapor from dental amalgam, and ethyl mercury (in thimerosal)


Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: Toxicological Profiles. Available at: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxpro2.html. The most comprehensive review of environmental toxins available; each profile includes a Public Health Statement for consumers.


Gidlow DA: Lead toxicity.  Occup Med  2004; 54:76-81.Review of the current issues regarding lead toxicity


Kazantzis G: Cadmium, osteoporosis and calcium metabolism.  Biometals  2004; 17:493-498.Excellent review of the characteristic toxicologic effect of cadmium


Kosnett MJ, Wedeen RP, Rothenberg SJ, et al: Recommendations for medical management of adult lead exposure.  Environ Health Perspect  2007; 115:463-471.Practical overview, cautions restraint in the use of chelation therapy


Krantz A, Dorevitch S: Metal exposure and common chronic diseases: A guide for the clinician.  Dis Mon  2004; 50:220-262.Brief review of the clinical picture of poisoning from five metals


Mukherjee A, Sengupta MK, Hossain MA, et al: Arsenic contamination in ground water: A global perspective with emphasis on the Asian scenario.  J Health Popul Nutr  2006; 24:142-163.Overview of the problem, especially in Bangladesh, India, and China


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