Hyperbaric Therapy for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

@article{Henry2005HyperbaricTF,
  title={Hyperbaric Therapy for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning},
  author={John A Henry},
  journal={Toxicological Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={149-150}
}
  • J. Henry
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Toxicological Reviews

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