Keys to the Cart: August 7, 2017

published 3 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

CO Poisoning; CO poisoning: Diagnosis

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly openness user podcast where we will review several IT key words in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I mean it is easy Alytus at the university of Virginia. Today we will return to our discussion of carbon monoxide poisoning. I know you have all been waiting on the edge of your seats so welcome back now let's unlock the knowledge. Our first keyword is another look at carbon monoxide poisoning. We left off discussing hyperbaric oxygen therapy. For patients with carbon monoxide poisoning and severe or persistent symptoms hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be needed. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is most effective at further reducing the half life of carboxy hemoglobin down to 20 minutes at 3 atmospheres. The primary clinical benefit appears to be the recreation of normal and functioning cytochrome oxidase and preventing Lucas I adherence to the microvascular endothelium. Peace and look ...

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