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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (cont.)

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prognosis

The prognosis for a person with carbon monoxide poisoning is difficult to predict.

  • Death can result from severe cases.
  • Even with proper treatment, some people develop long-term brain damage, resulting in complications such as severe memory loss, difficulty thinking, or other neurologic or psychiatric problems.
  • Others appear to have no long-term problems.

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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas produced by incomplete combustion of carbonaceous material.

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