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Test your knowledge of Carbon Monoxide
Why is CO especially dangerous - more dangerous than hydrogen sulfide gas or cyanide gas?
How does CO get into your body?
What is the interaction between CO and hemoglobin in the red blood cell?
How can you predict the carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) concentration based on the CO concentration breathed?
What are the most common acute (immediate) symptoms of CO exposure?
Beside the common symptoms, what factor(s) might lead you to suspect CO is the problem in a particular situation?
What are the possible residual (longterm) effects of CO exposure?
How does CO get out of your body?
Why are old people, unborn babies, and sick people more at risk from CO than you or I?
Why would people who live on high mountains be more sensitive to CO?
Are you familiar with many misconceptions regarding CO?
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