It’s getting cold so here’s a review of carbon monoxide poisoning

“Symptoms are variable and physical exam and pulse-oximetry are unreliable. Maintain high level of suspicion with emphasis on historical factors. Start the patient on O2 as soon as the diagnosis is suspected.”


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