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Estimating the Percent of Carboxyhemoglobin in the Blood Based on Exposure (Time at a Given Level in Parts per Million CO)

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A person exposed to a certain atmospheric concentration of carbon monoxide for a given period of time will develop a concentration of carboxyhemoglobin in the blood, which will correlate with symptoms.

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