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The natural curiosity of young children about their surroundings can sometimes lead to unintentional exposures to hazardous substances...
On 9 April, 2021, the level at which lead absorption becomes a notifiable condition was reduced to 0.24 micromol/L – half the...
Carbon monoxide is an odourless, colourless and tasteless gas. People exposed to high levels are likely to require emergency management....
An electronic notification system has been designed for general practices to report cases of disease and injury related to exposure...
Providing a safe working environment involves both minimising the risk of transmission of infectious pathogens and dealing with...
In the final instalment of the rural series we present a round-up of infections that may be seen in patients living in, working...
Contributed by: Dr Lissa Judd, Occupational Dermatologist, Wellington
Contributed by Dr Chris Walls, Occupational Physician, Auckland
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Contributed by Dr Michael Beasley and Dr Wayne Temple, National Poisons Centre
This article is the first in a series addressing the diagnosis and management of infections that predominantly occur in people...
Although there are many potential sources of exposure to mercury and its compounds, most people can be reassured that they are...
The incidence of medical conditions that can affect safe driving increases with age. Older people should be regularly assessed...
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