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ADH:

see antidiuretic hormoneantidiuretic hormone
, polypeptide hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland. Its principal action is to regulate the amount of water excreted by the kidneys. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH), known also as vasopressin, causes the kidneys to resorb water directly from the
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ADH

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ADH

On drawings, abbr. for adhesive.
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Upon receiving the laboratory results, ADHS staff removed the remaining crayons (pieces comprising approximately nine crayons) from the home.
ADHS staff provided the mother with verbal and written information about lead poisoning health effects, sources, and prevention.
At this time, ADHS staff knew nothing about the lead content of other crayons in the child's kit, nor about the potential for other crayon brands to contain lead.
While the focus of the ADHS Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is secondary prevention, staff initiated primary prevention activities to educate the public about the crayon hazard and to prevent future lead poisoning.