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Author Workshop on Lead and Hydrocarbon Toxicity from Chronic Petrol Inhalation (1994 : Alice Springs, N.T.)

Title Workshop on lead and hydrocarbon toxicity from chronic petrol inhalation, 5-6 May 1994, Alice Springs : proceedings / edited by Maggie Brady and Paul Torzillo
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, [1995]


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Description 42 pages : maps ; 30 cm
Series Innovative projects, an occasional series
Innovative projects, an occasional series
Contents Introduction / Paul Torzillo - An overview of the prevalence of petrol sniffing and related mortality / Maggie Brady - Lead toxicity encephalopathy in sniffers / Clive Harper - Petrol sniffer's encephalopathy / B. Currie ... [et al.] - Medical problems of petrol sniffers in communities / K. Gell - Unleaded petrol: a useful harm-reduction strategy for petrol sniffers? / C.B. Burns, B.J. Currie and J.R. Powers - A study of chelation therapy for petrol sniffers / C.B. Burns and B.J. Currie - Royal Darwin Hospital: organic brain syndrome related to lead encephalopathy protocol for management in acute stage - Chelation: general issues and new agents / G. Alperstein - Petrol sniffers encephalopathy and chelation therapy: Royal Perty Hospital experience / John W. Dunne
Summary Discusses lead and hydrocarbon toxicity from petrol inhalation in Aboriginal communities; papers by M. Brady; C. Harper; B. Currie et al; K. Gell; C.B. Burns et al; G. Alperstein; J.W. Dunne
Notes "The drug offensive, a federal and state initiative"--Cover
At head of title: National Drug Strategy
Cat. no. 9500979
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Congresses.
Aboriginal Australians -- Substance use -- Congresses.
Aboriginal Australians -- Substance use.
Gasoline sniffing -- Australia -- Congresses
Hydrocarbons -- Toxicology -- Congresses.
Inhalant abuse -- Australia -- Congresses.
Inhalant abuse -- Congresses.
Lead -- Toxicology -- Congresses.
Petrol sniffing -- Congresses
Petrol sniffing -- Australia -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Brady, Maggie.
Torzillo, Paul.
National Drug Strategy (Australia)
ISBN 0644429747