In the northern hemisphere, Winter is Coming. Folks are firing up their furnaces – some of which may have an inadequate oxygen supply, thereby generating carbon monoxide. Unfortunately, the diagnosis of carbon monoxide poisoning is extremely hard to make, mimicking many different conditions. In particular, carbon monoxide poisoning can mimimic influenza – which is also descending upon us. This chapter explores how to approach this diagnosis and various management strategies. Like many toxicologic topics there isn't much Level I evidence, so things may get a bit controversial.
The IBCC chapter is located here.
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