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Cadmium (Cd) Toxicity: Table of Contents | ATSDR - Environmental Medicine & Environmental Health Education - CSEM

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 
Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM) 
Cadmium Toxicity
Table of Contents

Cover Page

Key Concepts

CSEM

Continuing Education

Acknowledgments

Disclaimer

How to Use This Course

Introduction

Available Versions

Instructions

Instructional Format

Learning Objectives

Initial Check

Instructions

Case Study

Initial Check Questions

Initial Check Answers

Cadmium

Learning Objectives

Definition

Chemical Properties

Key Points

Progress Check

Where Found

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Sources of Cadmium

Industrial Releases

Natural Environment

Food Chain

Key Points

Progress Check

Exposure Pathways

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Inhalation

Ingestion

Skin

Key Points

Progress Check

Safety Standards

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Workplace Standards

Health Standards

Carcinogenicity

Environmental Standards

Key Points

Progress Check

Who is at Risk

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Occupational Exposure

Smokers

Background Exposure

Key Points

Progress Check

Biological Fate

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Absorption

Excretion

Accumulation

Half-Life

Key Points

Progress Check

Pathogenic Changes

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Target Organs

Toxicity Mechanisms

Genotoxicity

Carcinogenicity

Key Points

Progress Check

Acute Effects

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Respiratory Effects

Gastrointestinal

Key Points

Progress Check

Chronic Effects

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Respiratory Effects

Cardiovascular

Renal Effects

Skeletal Lessions

“Itai-itai” Disease

Other Effects

Developmental Effects

Key Points

Progress Check

Risk Factors

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Exposure

Dietary Exposure

Smoking

Absorption Effects

Key Points

Progress Check

Clinical Assessment

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Acute High-Dose Exposure

Acutely Exposed Patient

Chronically Exposed

Exposure History

Chronically Exposed Exam

Key Points

Progress Check

Laboratory Evaluation

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Acute Exposure

Chronic Exposure

Direct Measures

Indirect Measures

Key Points

Progress Check

Treatment

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Acute Exposure

Chronic Exposure

Workers Monitoring

Key Points

Progress Check

Patient Instructions

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Self Care

Clinical Follow Up

Key Points

Progress Check

More Information

ATSDR Sources

Additional Sources

Suggested Reading

CSEM

Posttest

Introduction

CE Credits Offered

Disclaimer

Online Instructions

Posttest

Relevant Content

Literature Cited

References

Next Section

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