Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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Acute Poisoning:

Davis, F.M. (1991) Acute carbon monoxide poisoning. New Zealand Med. J., 104, 270. MEDLINE

Chang, K.H., Han, M.H., Kim, H.S., Wie, B.A., Han, M.C. (1992) Delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide intoxication, MR imaging features and distribution of cerebral white matter lesions. Radiology, 184, 117-122. MEDLINE

Choi, I.S., Kim, S.K., Choi, Y.C., Lee, S.S., Lee, M.S. (1993) Evaluation of outcome after acute carbon monoxide poisoning by brain CT. J. Korean Med. Sci., 8, 78-83. MEDLINE

Gotoh, M., Kuyama, H., Asari, S., Ohmoto, T., Akioka, T., Lai, M.Y. (1993) Sequential changes in MR images of the brain in acute carbon monoxide poisoning. Computerized Med. Imaging & Graphics, 17, 55-59. MEDLINE

Jones, J.S., Lagasse, J., Zimmerman, G. (1994) Computed tomographic findings after acute carbon monoxide poisoning. Am. J. Emerg. Med., 12, 448-451. MEDLINE

Silvers, S.M., Hampson, N.B. (1995) Carbon monoxide poisoning among recreational boaters. JAMA, 274, 1614-1616. MEDLINE

Thom, S.R., Taber, R.L., Mendiguren, I.I., Clark, J.M., Hardy, K.R., Fisher, A.B. (1995) Delayed neuropsychologic sequelae after carbon monoxide poisoning: Prevention by treatment with hyperbaric oxygen. Ann. Emerg. Med., 25, 474-480. MEDLINE

Chronic CO Poisoning:

Halpern, J.S. (1989) Chronic occult carbon monoxide poisoning. J. Emerg. Nursing, 15, 107-111. MEDLINE

Crawford, R., Campbell, D.G., Ross, J. (1990) Carbon monoxide poisoning in the home: Recognition and treatment. Brit. Med. J., 301, 977-979. MEDLINE

Sadovnikoff, N., Varon, J., Sternbach, G.L. (1992) Carbon monoxide poisoning: An occult epidemic. Postgrad. Med., 92, 86-88, 92-96. MEDLINE

Fawcett, T.A., Moon, R.E., Fracica, P.J., Mebane, G.Y., Theil, D.R., Piantadosi, C.A. (1992) Warehouse workers headache: Carbon monoxide poisoning from propane-fueled forklifts. J. Occup. Med., 34, 12-15. MEDLINE

Balzan, M.V., Agius, G., Galea Debono, A. (1996) Carbon monoxide poisoning: Easy to treat but difficult to recognise. Postgrad. Med. J., 72, 470-473. MEDLINE

Roy, B., Crawford, R. (1996) Pitfalls in diagnosis and management of carbon monoxide poisoning. J. Accid. Emerg. Med., 13, 62-63. MEDLINE

Burnett, R.T., Dales, R.E., Brook, J.R., Raizenne, M.E., Krewski, D. (1997) Association between ambient carbon monoxide levels and hospitalizations for congestive heart failure in the elderly in 10 Canadian cities. Epidemiology, 8, 162-167. MEDLINE

Review Articles:

Lowe-Ponsford, F.L. & Henry, J.A. (1989) Clinical aspects of carbon monoxide poisoning. Adverse Drug React. Acute Poisoning Rev., 8, 217-240. MEDLINE

Ilano, A.L. and Raffin, T.A. (1990) Management of carbon monoxide poisoning. Chest, 97, 165-169. MEDLINE

Penney, D.G. (1991) The cardiac toxicity of carbon monoxide. In: Principles of Cardiac Toxicology, Ed. Baskin, S.I., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pgs. 573-605.

Penney, D.G. & White, S. (1994) The neural and behavioral effects of carbon monoxide. In: The Vulnerable Brain and Environmental Risks: Special Hazards from Air and Water, Vol. 3, Ed. Isaacson, R.L. & Jensen, K.F., Plenum Press, New York, Pgs. 123-154. More Information

Seger, D. & Welch, L. (1994) Carbon monoxide controversies: Neuropsychologic testing, mechanism of toxicity, and hyperbaric oxygen. Ann. Emerg. Med., 24, 242-248. MEDLINE

Penney, D.G. (1996) Effects of carbon monoxide exposure on fetal animals and humans. In: Carbon Monoxide, Ed. Penney, D.G., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, Pgs. 109-144.

Penney, D.G. (2000) Chronic carbon monoxide poisoning. In: Carbon Monoxide Toxicity, Ed. Penney, D.G., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, Pgs. 393-418.


Penney, D.G. (1996) Carbon Monoxide CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 296.

WHO Task Group (1999) IPCS, Environmental Health Criteria 213: Carbon Monoxide WHO, Geneva & New York, pp. 464. (D.G. Penney, member of Task Group)

Penney, D.G. (2000) Carbon Monoxide Toxicity CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 550.

The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs and Biologicals. (1996) Ed. Budavari, S., O'Neil, M.J., Smith, A., Heckelman, P.E., Kinneary, J.F., 12th ed., Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ. More Information

Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. (1996) Ed. Klassen, C.D., Amdur, M.O., Doull, J., 5th ed., McGraw-Hill Co., New York. More Information

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