Emerg Med Clin North Am 2022 May 5;40(2):283-312. Epub 2022 Apr 5.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana Poison Center, 1701 North Senate Boulevard, B412a, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA.
Carbon monoxide accounts for thousands of deaths worldwide each year. Clinical effects can be diverse and include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, syncope, seizures, coma, dysrhythmias, and cardiac ischemia, and severe toxicity generally affects the nervous and cardiovascular systems. Because of its complex pathophysiology, effects of toxicity can be acute or delayed. Read More