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Lead

Payment of a financial obligation earlier than is expected or required.

lead

A heavy metal shown to cause learning disabilities, behavioral problems, seizures, and even death in children.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 3 to 4 million children had elevated lead levels in their blood in 1978. The number has now been reduced to several hundred thousand, but elevated lead levels in blood is still the leading environmentally induced illness in children.

Federal law that went into effect in 1996 requires sellers and landlords of properties built before 1978 (when lead-based paint became illegal) to do the following before any contract or lease becomes final:

1. Provide a copy of the EPA booklet, “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home.”
2. Disclose any known information concerning lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.
3. Provide any records and reports on lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards.
4. Include an attachment to the contract or lease (or language inserted in the lease itself) that includes a lead warning statement and confirms that the seller or landlord has complied with all notification requirements.
5. Provide home buyers a 10-day period to conduct a paint inspection or risk assessment for lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.

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Also, in the monitoring situation it is clearly much more convenient for the patient to have extremity electrodes placed on the torso at the risk of distorting Q waves and ST-T appearances in the limb leads.
The wavelet signal from the QRS of the patient with inferior myocardial infarction and TVD is shown in the left panels in which abnormal Q waves were seen in limb leads II, III.
The 12-lead image can be viewed as a whole; a single lead can be viewed separately in greater detail; groups of waveforms, such as chest and limb leads, also can be evaluated.
Objective: Acute inferior myocardial infarction (AIMI) is generally characterized by ST segment elevation in the limb leads (D2, D3, aVF).