Cyanide Poisoning Topic Guide
Cyanide Poisoning: Cyanide poisoning can occur with smoke inhalation from a fire, chemicals or products in the workplace, plants and foods (for example, apricot pits), certain chemicals will turn into cyanide after ingestion, and suicide attempts. Symptoms of cyanide poisoning include: weakness, confusion, headache, seizures, and more. Treatment depends upon the severity of the cyanide poisoning.
Smoke Inhalation The number one cause of death related to fires is smoke inhalation. An estimated 50-80% of fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation injuries rather than burns. Smoke inhalation ...