The most effective treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning whether placing the victim outdoors in fresh air or administrating pure oxygen. Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) is considered as the silent killer. Carbon monoxide poisoning condition occurs due to accumulation of carbon monoxide in human bloodstream. If the level of carbon monoxide increases in the air, then in red blood cells of lung capillaries, the oxygen is replaced with carbon monoxide. This causes severe tissue damage and sometimes it causes death.

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Human Biology (MindTap Course List)

11th Edition
Cecie Starr + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305112100

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Chapter 10, Problem 1CT
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To explain: The most effective treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning whether placing the victim outdoors in fresh air or administrating pure oxygen.

Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) is considered as the silent killer. Carbon monoxide poisoning condition occurs due to accumulation of carbon monoxide in human bloodstream. If the level of carbon monoxide increases in the air, then in red blood cells of lung capillaries, the oxygen is replaced with carbon monoxide. This causes severe tissue damage and sometimes it causes death.

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