Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and poisonous gas. CNESST reported that 4 workers died at work of CO poisoning in the last 5 years. (25) CO could be fatal at certain concentration. Its effects can occur well before being aware enough of its presence. In Canada, more than 50 person lose their life each year from CO poisoning, of which an average of 11 deaths in Ontario. Every year significant number are suffering from CO poisoning, many of whom are permanently disabled. In Canada between 2000 and 2009, 380 accidental deaths were documented by CO. (27) Headache, nausea, burning eyes, fainting, confusion, and drowsiness are such alarm that you are exposed to CO. (28) Exposure to CO may be particularly dangerous for elderly,
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Binding of CO to hemoglobin is greatly affected to anemic and smoking individuals. Hemoglobin plays a major role in our body to transport oxygen. Since hemoglobin has a higher affinity for oxygen, it binds to an oxygen molecule and increases its oxygen concentration. Thus, when the blood cells are at a different part of the body where the oxygen concentrations are low, the oxygen will leave the hemoglobin and diffuse into the cells. However, carbon monoxide has a 250 fold greater affinity than oxygen. So, when CO enters the blood from the lungs, CO would bind with hemoglobin instead of oxygen, and block the blood’s ability to carry oxygen to the cells throughout the body. In a normal healthy individual, the total carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) complex is 1% or less, whereas, smoking increases COHb to 3-8% and further to 15% for chain smokers. When smoking a cigarette, CO binds to hemoglobin and displaces to
It also makes you breathe harder and shortens your breath Carbon monoxide is also in cigarettes, which is very bad for the body and can kill you. Carbon monoxide causes 430 deaths a year.
It has recently been brought to my attention that our school is looking to adopt a sustainable menu into our meal program and I would like to give my viewpoint on the matter. As one many students here at Oxford Academy this change will affect me directly. Although people may at first oppose this conversion I think if we are able to overcome the first obstacles, this change would bring a great positive impact to the environment and the health of our students.
Carbon monoxide is a potentially deadly gas emitted by gas burning appliances. Considering it is colorless, odorless and tasteless if a leak occurs only a carbon monoxide detector can alert you and your family to its presence in your home. Install the detectors near the bedrooms and at least one on each floor.
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“A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.” (Marlin Monroe) I had recently seen a Mattel commercial about a Barbie digital makeover mirror. The commercial showed a young girl with the digital mirror. In the mirror showed this young girl with makeup. Though the girl was not wearing makeup but it shows the young girl how she would look with makeup. My question to Mattel is what are they trying to show this generation? The Barbie digital makeover mirror appeals to young viewer’s appeal to desire to feel that wearing makeup well make them feel beautiful. It does this successfully, but it affects our next generations of young girls because it shows that with the digital makeover mirror girls will feel better about themselves.
a. P) Carbon monoxide molecules happen to be just the right size and shape, and happen to have just the right chemical properties, to fit neatly into cavities within hemoglobin molecules in blood that are normally reserved for oxygen molecules.
Carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin (HbCO) in the blood. This affects the capacity of oxygen the hemoglobin can carry and reduces the oxygen received by the tissue, leading to hypoxia. (1)
In some of the states within the United States, we have witnessed new policies that have created indoor carbon monoxide poisoning requirements to avoid the giant poisonings that occur otherwise. At the suggestion of the authors of this report published in the CDC, health officials should look at considering these setting up these requirements for the safety of everyone involved.
The organ is a beautifully complex instrument. In the performance by Dr. Stephen Self, the vast ability of both the instrument and the organist were exhibited. Before a note was played, the splendor of the instrument could be observed with the beauty and multitude of the pipes visible in the facade. The majesty of the event continued with the confidence and calmness with which Dr. Self approached the organ console. With the first note, the resonance of the organ was communicated. From a memorable piece to a technical performance, a relaxing melody to a powerful piece, this performance displayed the versatility of the organ and the organist alike.
The opinion piece ‘It’s cheaper to send kids to school with healthy food than junk’ by Wendy Tuohy published in the Herald Sun (25/07/2016). Raises the issue of excessive junk food in schools. This article aims to raise awareness to the general public but more specifically parents. Tuohy uses a sarcastic tone throughout but is also takes on a concerned tone.
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