Carbon Monoxide Headquarters






Chronic CO Poisoning:

Lumio Chronic Carbon Monoxide Study (Cont.):

Figure 1. The total number of new cases examined each month (solid line), the number of patients oto-neurologically positive (dashed line). The vertical line denotes the end of petrol (gasoline) restriction. The study includes 700 patients exposed to gases; 263 with chronic CO poisoning based on symptoms; 401 exposed to CO in their workplaces but whose symptoms could not established with certainty; 36 exposed to other gases (SO2, H2S, etc.)


From: Lumio, J.S. (1948) Hearing deficiencies caused by carbon monoxide (generator gas). Acta Otolaryngol., Suppl. 71, 1-112.



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