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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (cont.)

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Boating Safety Resource Center - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Centers for Disease Control - Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on Your Boat

Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO, American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine

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CDC.gov. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning FAQs.

Hampson NB. Residential carbon monoxide alarm use: opportunities for poisoning prevention. J Environ Health. 2011 Jan-Feb;73(6):30-3.

Johnson-Arbor, K., et al. A survey of residential carbon monoxide detector utilization among Connecticut Emergency Department patients. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2012 Jun;50(5):384-9.

National Fire Protection Association. Fast Facts About Smoke Alarms and Fire.


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