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Smoking is deadly

A 37 year-old man is BIBA to the emergency department following a fire at his apartment. He has a fluctuating level of consciousness (currently GCS 11) and is hypotensive (BP 85/50). He has no evidence of airway compromise, burns or other significant injury.
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Hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning

Reviewed and revised 27 December 2013 OVERVIEW The indications for, and effectiveness of, hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning are controversial. RCTs are conflicting and hyperbaric oxygen therapy cannot be routinely recommended, but an undefined subgroup of patients who my…