Blood carboxyhaemoglobin changes during tobacco smoking.


Using multiple samples collected via an indwelling venous cannula changes in blood carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb) were studied in five subjects before, during and up to 24 hr after smoking. On average the smoking, with inhalation, of one cigarette in 64 min raised the % COHb by 1-6, compared with 2-2 for 24 min of inhaled cigar smoking and only 0-2 for 20 min of… (More)


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@article{Russell1973BloodCC, title={Blood carboxyhaemoglobin changes during tobacco smoking.}, author={Mary A Russell}, journal={Postgraduate medical journal}, year={1973}, volume={49 576}, pages={684-7} }