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An attempt at comparing the results of carboxyhaemoglobin level in blood and gasometric determinations in capillary blood in cases of carbon monoxide poisoning when treatment began at the place of accident.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1024474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors observed disturbances of acid-base equilibrium and levels of carboxyhaemoglobin in 116 cases of CO intoxication. The patients were treated early -- at the place of the accident and during transport to hospital. Oxygen treatment was applied, the acid-base equilibrium disturbances were corrected, especially the metabolic acidosis by using alkaline substances. This management enabled rapid elimination of the poison from the organism and an improvement in the general condition of the patients.
J Wara-Wasoweki; Z Myślak; M Graczyk; E Musialowicz; W Krajewski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia, resuscitation, and intensive therapy     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0301-0864     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Resusc Intensive Ther     Publication Date:    1976 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-27     Completed Date:  1977-05-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0371112     Medline TA:  Anaesth Resusc Intensive Ther     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acid-Base Equilibrium*
Bicarbonates / therapeutic use
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning / metabolism*
First Aid
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Sodium / therapeutic use
Thiamine Pyrophosphate / therapeutic use
Transportation of Patients
Unconsciousness / therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bicarbonates; 0/Hemoglobins; 154-87-0/Thiamine Pyrophosphate; 7440-23-5/Sodium; 9061-29-4/Carboxyhemoglobin

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