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American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181d03ce7
Case Reports

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Disposable Charcoal Barbeques

Lyness, James R. MB, BCh, BAO; Crane, Jack MB, BCh, FRCPath, DMJ(Clin et Path), FFPathRCPI, FFFLM

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Abstract

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common cause of accidental death and suicide. This article reports 4 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning following the inhalation of fumes from disposable charcoal barbeques in a confined space. All of the cases occurred within a 2-year period in Northern Ireland.

© 2011 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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