Memory disturbances following chronic, low-level carbon monoxide exposure.

  title={Memory disturbances following chronic, low-level carbon monoxide exposure.},
  author={Christopher M Ryan},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  volume={5 1},
Neuropsychiatric sequelae are a common feature of acute carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-particularly when the patient has experienced an episode of CO-induced unconsciousness. In this case report, we present neuropsychological test data demonstrating the presence of mild cognitive impairments following a chronic (3-year) history of low-level CO exposure that never produced loss of consciousness. Deficits were limited to concentration and memory; performance on measures of general intelligence… CONTINUE READING

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