Acute carbon monoxide poisoning: emergency management and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

An ice storm in February 1989 resulted in numerous incidences of carbon monoxide poisoning in central Mississippi secondary to exposure to open fires in unventilated living spaces. Sixteen cases were treated during this period at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and 6 received Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy. These 6 cases and the mechanisms of CO poisoning are discussed and recommendations for emergency management are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Severance, HW; Kolb, JC; Carlton, FB; Jorden, RC

Published Date

  • October 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 321 - 325

PubMed ID

  • 2677388

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0026-6396


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States