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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects Related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors

Title:
Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects Related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors

Abstract:
This guidance is designed to help the healthcare provider address patients with illnesses related to mold in the indoor environment by providing background understanding of how mold may be affecting patients. The guidance is provide to: underscore the role of physicians in the identification of environmental disease; explain the current understanding of the relationship between mold exposure and illness; outline approaches to diagnosis in children and adults; provide an approach to environmental assessment; provide strategies for clinical management and preventive intervention; and suggest readily available resources for assessment and remediation. (PDF Format; Length: 120 pages)

URL:
http://www.oehc.uchc.edu/images/PDFs/MOLD%20GUIDE.pdf

Source:
University of Connecticut Health Center

Resource Type:
Manual/handbook/curriculum

Date of Publication:
September 30, 2004

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