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Carbon-monoxide poisoning

Alice Hamilton

Carbon-monoxide poisoning

by Alice Hamilton

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carbon monoxide,
  • Occupations -- Diseases and hygiene

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alice Hamilton ... December, 1921.
    SeriesBulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics,, no. 291, Industrial accidents and hygiene series
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no. 291
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL261210M
    LC Control Numberl 22000137
    OCLC/WorldCa24206895

    Carbon monoxide is produced when fuels burn in a limited supply of oxygen. If this reaction occurs inside a closed indoor environment, then the levels of carbon monoxide begin to increase. Carbon monoxide is a particularly dangerous pollutant because it . Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause death. For those who survive, recovery is slow. How well a person does depends on the amount and length of exposure to the carbon monoxide. Permanent brain damage may occur. If the person still has impaired mental ability after 2 weeks, the chance of a complete recovery is worse.

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is often associated with malfunctioning or obstructed exhaust systems and with suicide attempts. Sources of carbon monoxide include cigarette smoke, boat engines, charcoal grills, kerosene space heaters, gas water heaters, and smoke inhalation from burning wood or . Demographics Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning in the United States. Experts estimate that 1, Americans die each year from accidental exposure to CO and another 2, from intentional exposure (suicide).An additio people seek medical attention after .

    Best carbon monoxide poisoning specialist in Raja Ram Mohan Sarani, Kolkata. Get help from medical experts to select the right carbon monoxide poisoning doctor near you in Raja Ram Mohan Sarani. View profile, fees, educational qualification, feedback and reviews of carbon monoxide poisoning doctors near you and book appointment online at top hospitals on Credihealth.   Five children and two adults were in a serious condition with carbon monoxide poisoning on Tuesday after an open charcoal grill was used inside a Hobart home.. In .


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Symptom severity varies depending on the level of carbon monoxide and duration of exposure. Mild symptoms sometimes are mistaken for flu. Carbon monoxide poisoning has a spectrum of severity, ranging from mild to lethal.

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Who We Are. CCC — Hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning; Toxicology Library — Carbon monoxide; Journal articles. Annane D, Chadda K, Gajdos P, Jars-Guincestre MC, Chevret S, Raphael JC. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute domestic carbon monoxide poisoning: two randomized controlled trials.

Intensive Care Med. Mar;37(3) PMID. A missing Overland Park woman is believed to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Arkansas, officials said Wednesday. The body believed to be that of year-old Marilane Carter was found. Accidental Fires: People suffering the effects of smoke inhalation frequently have carbon monoxide poisoning as well (just in case you needed another reason to check your smoke detectors).

Internal Combustion Engines: Whether talking about a running car, an electrical generator or a compressor, using a gasoline or diesel-powered motor in a. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common cause of injury and death due to poisoning worldwide.

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Carter, 36. Carbon monoxide poisoning (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas and is the leading causes of accidental deaths in the US. It is often called the silent Killer.

Sources of CO include gas water heaters, charcoal grills, propane heaters and stoves, generators, and many others. Learn how to protect yourself, your family, and pets from this dangerous gas.A particular type of poisoning involves inhalation of high levels of carbon monoxide.

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