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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:

Mechanisms of CO-induced Brain Damage:

Blood glucose (mg/dL), carboxyhemoglobin saturation (%), and age (yrs.) of patients admitted to the University of Michigan Hospital with a diagnosis of carbon monoxide poisoning whose outcome was "normal", "minimal to substantial brain damage", and "brain dead". Bars represent one standard error; where not given they were too small to display. From: Penney, D.G. (1988) Hyperglycemia exacerbates brain damage in acute severe carbon monoxide poisoning. Med. Hypotheses, 27, 241-244.

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