Cyanide poisoning by fire smoke inhalation: a European expert consensus

@article{Anseeuw2013CyanidePB,
  title={Cyanide poisoning by fire smoke inhalation: a European expert consensus},
  author={Kurt Anseeuw and Nicolas Delvau and Guillermo Burillo-Putze and Fabio De Iaco and G{\"o}tz F. Geldner and Peter Holmstr{\"o}m and Yves Lambert and Marc B. Sabbe},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={2–9}
}
Smoke inhalation is a common cause of cyanide poisoning during fires, resulting in injury and even death. In many cases of smoke inhalation, cyanide has increasingly been recognized as a significant toxicant. The diagnosis of cyanide poisoning remains very difficult, and failure to recognize it may result in inadequate or inappropriate treatment. Findings suggesting cyanide toxicity include the following: (a) a history of enclosed-space fire; (b) any alteration in the level of consciousness; (c… Expand
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