Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning - Jones SJ, Horton A, Brunt H, Shankar G.

By improving clinical awareness of the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning,1 we can reduce this avoidable burden on health and health services. CO poisoning is under-reported and under-recorded.2 In Wales, there w...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas produced through burning fuel. Sources of CO in the home include boilers and central heating systems, cookers and barbecues, and fireplaces and chimneys (figure).1 Owners of such appliances are required to have th...
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INTRODUCTION: Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the most common forms of intoxication around the world. One of the complications associated with CO exposure is direct toxicity to the skeletal muscles. Though compartment syndrome induced by CO intoxi...
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The objective of this study was to assess the ability to test patients for carbon monoxide (CO) exposure in all hospitals in three United States (U.S.) Midwestern states. METHODS: We surveyed hospitals in three states. Telephone queri...
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We report a case presenting with AKI, rhabdomyolysis, and delayed leukoencephalopathy after CO poisoning. PATIENT CONC...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is an important cause of deaths via poisoning. CO poisoning causes inhibition of O2 transport and development of tissue hypoxia, which then causes cell apoptosis. A significant indicator of cell apoptosis, soluble tumor necr...
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Carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a frequent and serious intoxication with an important pre-hospital mortality. The diagnosis is made by the association of a context and compatible neurological and cardiac clinical signs. This diagnos...
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Carbon monoxide poisoning (COP) is one of the most common types of potentially fatal poisoning throughout the world. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is an effective and quick response modality that clears symptoms and prevents sequelae. HBOT should be adm...
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PURPOSE: We aimed to examine the utility of the Poison Severity Score (PSS) and Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score as early prognostic predictors of short-term outcomes in patients with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. We hypothesized that bot...
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