Carbon monoxide intoxication-new aspects and current guideline-based recommendations - Fichtner A, Eichhorn L.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a  common and potentially life-threatening intoxication, showing an interindividual variety of unspecific symptoms as well as late neurological and other sequelae. Two new German guidelines (S2k guidelines diagnosis and treatme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rhabdomyolysis secondary to carbon monoxide poisoning: a retrospective cohort study - Chen TJ, Ho MP.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Charcoal burning is associated with a higher risk of delayed neurological sequelae after domestic carbon monoxide poisoning in South China: a retrospective cohort study - Liu S, Liu Y, Yang C, Xie D, Zhang X.
BACKGROUNDS: Delayed neurological sequelae (DNS) are a severe complication of carbon monoxide poisoning (COP) and high predisposing rates of disability and mortality, yet the relationship between exposure factors and DNS remains unknown. The aim was to inv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Why Don ’t Many Hotels Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms?
Three carbon monoxide deaths at a resort in the Bahamas called attention to the dangers of the odorless gas. In the U.S., where it often takes multiple poisonings for hotels to install alarms, a debate about detector policies has been intensifying. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Heather Murphy Tags: Carbon Monoxide Travel and Vacations Hazardous and Toxic Substances Hotels and Travel Lodgings Deaths (Fatalities) Poisoning and Poisons Source Type: news

Should we use hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning management? A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Ho YW, Chung PY, Hou SK, Chang ML, Kang YN.
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a public health issue in numerous countries. Oxygen supplementation is the standard and initial management for acute CO poisoning. Normobaric oxygen (NBO) and hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapies for CO poisoning have been di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Webb telescope wows with first images
At long last, eager astronomers—and the public—get to view snapshots of the universe provided by the James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex, and most expensive space telescope ever built. Yesterday, in a sneak preview , the White House released one picture, a deep image bristling with thousands of distant galaxies. Today, NASA released four more that demonstrate Webb’s ability to scrutinize gas clouds and planetary systems closer to home. The images—a product of Webb’s giant, majestic, gold-plated mirror—are not only sharper than those of the Hubble Space Telescope, but ...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 12, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning was associated with lifetime suicidal ideation: evidence from a population-based cross-sectional study in Hebei Province, China - Sun L, Li K, Zhang Y, Zhang L.
OBJECTIVES: We want to test the association between carbon monoxide poisoning (CMP) experiencing and lifetime suicidal ideation/suicide plan among community residents. METHODS: This is a population-based cross-sectional study conducted among commun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of diagnostic codes to identify carbon monoxide poisoning in Taiwan's claims data - Chiang MY, Shao SC, Liao SC.
PURPOSE: Previous studies identified the study cohort or outcome of carbon monoxide poisoning (COP) by using the relevant disease diagnosis codes in secondary databases, but the validity of diagnosis codes of COP is unclear in such secondary databases. Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Three Americans found dead at a Sandals in the Bahamas last month died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, police say
Three Americans found dead at a Sandals resort on the Bahamas' Great Exuma island on May 6 died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, local authorities said Tuesday. #greatexuma (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could carbon monoxide foam help fight inflammation?
Foams that incorporate small amounts of the gas could be delivered to the GI tract to combat colitis and other conditions. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 29, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Police: Carbon monoxide killed 3 tourists at Bahamas resort
Police in the Bahamas say that carbon monoxide poisoning killed three U.S. tourists found dead at a resort in May #tourists #bahamasresortpolice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Refractory psychosis after carbon monoxide poisoning: a case report - Wong CKW, Kwan MM, Lam WK.
We report a case of refractory psychosis after carbon monoxide poisoning in a 65-year-old woman who attempted suicide by charcoal burning in 2018. On discharge from hospital, she was bedbound, tube-fed, and had limited verbal output. In early 2019, she was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Concentration, propagation and dilution of toxic gases in underground excavations under different ventilation modes - Men éndez J, Merlé N, Fernández-Oro JM, Galdo M, de Prado L, Loredo J, Bernardo-Sánchez A.
The drill-and-blast method is widely used for the excavation of hard rock tunnels. Toxic gases such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides are released immediately after blasting by the detonation of explosives. To provide a safe working environment, the c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide: raising awareness of the silent killer in the emergency department - Malik FS, Ghazal Asswad R, Clarke S.
BACKGROUND: Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless gas produced by the incomplete combustion of carbon containing materials. CO poisoning causes a range of symptoms of which headache is the most common, occurring in up to 90% of patients. An audit in the Eme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Open issues in management of carbon monoxide poisoning in pregnancy: practical suggestions - Eleftheriou G, Butera R, Lonati D, Ferruzzi M, Costa M, Ferani R, Sesana G, Zanon V.
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during pregnancy may cause deleterious effects to the fetus. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) in pregnancy is proven to be safe and it is considered to be beneficial, reducing the severity of the fetal injuries. However, a num... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news