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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

1st Edition

Edited by David G. Penney

CRC Press

808 pages

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While an ever-present and familiar toxin, carbon monoxide (CO) remains the number one poison in our environment.� This silent killer is responsible for over 2,000 deaths a year in the United States alone. The public and healthcare communities need quality information about the many risks presented by carbon monoxide exposure.� Edited by a leading e

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview of the Field. Exposure to Ambient and Micro-Environmental Concentrations of Carbon Monoxide. Aspects of Carbon Monoxide Build-up in Houses and Small Volume Enclosures. Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Gas Ranges. Investigating Carbon Monoxide Related Accidents Involving Gas Burning Appliances. Carbon Monoxide Dangers in the Marine Environment. Application of Warning/Labels for Protection from Carbon Monoxide. The Epidemiology of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the United States. Sensor Technology for Toxic Gases Detection. Marketing of CO Information and Alarms in Europe and Beyond: Use of the World Wide Web. Investigating Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. CO Detectors/Alarms as They Relate to Clinical Medicine. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Case Studies): A Challenge to the Healthcare Community. Emergency Triage, Diagnosis, and Management of Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: An Update. The Case For the Use of Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. The Case Against the Use of Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. The Use of Brain Scans After Neurotoxic Exposure. Recent Advances in Brain SPECT Imaging after Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Neurocognitive and Affective Sequelae of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Neurocognitive and Neurobehavioral Sequelae of Chronic Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Neurocognitive Effects of Carbon Monoxide in Children. Issues in Vocational Rehabilitation and Life Care Planning Relative to CO Poisoning. Treatment of Carbon Monoxide-induced Vision Damage with Yoked Prism Lenses. The Purpose and the Process of Litigation: A Carbon Monoxide Case. Offering Expert Opinions: A Carbon Monoxide Case. Injury Caused by Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Defining Monetary Damages. Essential Reference Tables, Graphs, and Other Data.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science