Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Gas Safety Trust

A registered charitable body, has become the UK's leading gas safety charity with the key objectives of further improving gas/fossil fuel safety for the public and industry throughout the United Kingdom and reducing the incidents of death and serious injury from carbon monoxide exposure.

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Carbon Monoxide Kills

This site gives facts on carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning prevention including the use of CO monitors in the home.

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Carbon monoxide poisoning: needless deaths, unnecessary injury

A letter from the Chief Medical Officer to health professionals. However, it gives plenty of information about carbon monoxide poisoning which may be of interest to the general public.

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Health Protection Agency

Provide information regarding Carbon Monoxide.

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Support victims poisoned by carbon monoxide poison, their families and friends.

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Hyperbaric Medicine Unit

From Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Includes information about hyperbaric oxygen treatment for:

  • The bends (decompression sickness)
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Wounds

The website also has information about other diving related medical problems such as: nitrogen narcosis, hypothermia, oxygen toxicity and barotrauma.

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Carbon monoxide poisoning

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7342 (v6)
Last Checked:
25 May 2011

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