Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


Managing CO Poisoning (cont.):


This is one suggested "Decision Tree" to diagnosing and managing Acute CO Poisoning.
Optional: check orientation, phone #, address, date of birth, serial 7's, digit span, forward & backward spelling of 3 & 4 letter words, and short-term memory.
Abbreviations: ABG = arterial blood gases, F/U = follow-up, HBO = hyperbaric oxygen (therapy), Hx = history, Si = signs, Sx = symptoms, CXR = chest X-ray.



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