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Simple New Method Holds Great Promise For Treating Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Quickly And Easily

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June 20, 2000
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A new treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning which can be applied by paramedics even while en route to a hospital may save thousands of lives.

(Toronto, June 15, 2000) - A new treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning may save thousands of lives around the world. This treatment helps victims of carbon monoxide (CO) exposure eliminate the poison from their bodies faster than the current treatment. In a paper published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Toronto General Hospital researchers describe a simple new way of speeding up the elimination of carbon monoxide, which can be applied by paramedics even while en route to a hospital.


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University Of Toronto. (2000, June 20). Simple New Method Holds Great Promise For Treating Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Quickly And Easily. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/06/000615163326.htm
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