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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:

Take Home Lessons:

#1 - The symptoms of CO poisoning are usually many and highly diverse

#2 - The opinions / diagnoses about/of CO poisoning by medical personnel are sometimes, even frequently, incorrect

#3 - CO poisoning and deleterious effects can occur at what were previously thought to be low CO concentrations.

#4 - Residual effects of acute and chronic CO poisoning can continue for many months/years, become permanent.

#5 - Complete, accurate, and thorough neuropsychological evaluation data should be used as the "Gold Standard" in providing objective information on functional deficit(s)

...... last changed 10/05/00

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