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Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (toxic gas poisoning)
- Feb 06, 2018 -

Carbon monoxide poisoning causes:

Fuel combustion is not sufficient, resulting in colorless, odorless CO, doors and windows closed;

Industrial production process, produce excess CO;

Improper use of fuel heater;

Air conditioning for long periods of time, the air is not circulated;

After the fire, the scene produces toxic gases;

Long time heating with fuel, use shabu, roasted, roasted food.


1, mild: dizziness, headache, fatigue, whole body discomfort, nausea, vomiting;

2, moderate: In addition to the above symptoms, the face flushing, cherry red lips, irritability, pulse fast, sweating;

3, severe: coma, convulsions, respiratory arrest.

First aid:

Open the windows and doors or from the scene, breathing fresh air;

Unbutton clothes, so that the airway patency, conditional oxygen, pay attention to keep warm;

Coma patient head side, twitch acupuncture in the Houchu;

Respiratory heart beats, and immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), call 120.

The patient is sent to the hyperbaric chamber to promote the dissociation of carboxyhemoglobin and the excretion of carbon monoxide.