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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


1. Demonstrate an understanding of treating carbon monoxide poisoning. Explain

when to use hyperbaric chamber for treatment.

2. Describe chemical properties of carbon monoxide. Discuss the effect of

carboxyhemoglobin on the oxygen dissociation curve.

3. Identify common clinical signs and symptoms of CO poisoning.

4. List ways CO poisoning could be reduced.

5. Be able to calculate alveolar oxygen tension.


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