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Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide Poisoning

What are the important things to remember regarding carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning? This podcast reviews these toxicological aspects of the two chemicals and what EMS providers should know about treatments and interventions.

Objectives:

Students will be able to describe the binding capacity of CO and CN.

Students will be able to evaluate the appropriate treatments for patients with CO and CN poisoning.

Students will be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of CO and CN poisoning.

Sources:

Breen, P., Isserles, S. A., Westley, J.  "Combined Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide Poisoning: A Place for Treatment?" Anesthesia & Analgesia: April 1995 - Volume 80 - Issue 4 - p 671-677. Retrieved from https://journals.lww.com/anesthesia-analgesia/fulltext/1995/04000/combined_carbon_monoxide_and_cyanide_poisoning__a.4.aspx

  • Format
    Podcast
  • Duration
    30 min.
  • Credits
    0.5 CE
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