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Chronic and occult carbon monoxide poisoning: we don't know what we're missing

Lookup NU author(s): Dr John Wright


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Carbon monoxide is colourless, odourless, and ubiquitous in our environment. In large concentrations it is known to be a stealth killer. This article reviews the evidence that carbon monoxide is a public health menace even in much lower concentrations.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Wright J

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Emergency Medicine Journal

Year: 2002

Volume: 19

Issue: 5

Pages: 386-390

ISSN (print): 1472-0205

ISSN (electronic): 1876-5424


DOI: 10.1136/emj.19.5.386