Mercury Poisoning (cont.)
Author and Editor
Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr, FACP,
References: Last Editorial Review: 9/16/2009
United States Environmental Protection Agency; "Mercury."
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; "ToxFAQs.™"
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; "Mercury."
MedicineNet.com; "Mercury Poisoning."
United States Environmental Protection Agency; "What Never to Do with a Mercury
eMedicine.com; "Toxicity, Mercury: Multimedia."
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