Nonfire carbon monoxide-related deaths: a survey in Tehran, Iran (2002-2006).

  title={Nonfire carbon monoxide-related deaths: a survey in Tehran, Iran (2002-2006).},
  author={Ardeshir Sheikhazadi and Seyed Hossein Saberi Anary and Mohammad Hassan Ghadyani},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={31 4},
OBJECTIVE To depict the epidemiology of deaths due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in Tehran, distinguishing those at greatest risk for acute poisoning resulting in death. METHODS A retrospective survey was carried out with regularly collected information set in Tehran's Legal Medicine Organization, with a population of 11.1 million. The data included 666 deaths due to CO poisoning from January 2002 through December 2006. The principal consequence measures were age and sex standardized… CONTINUE READING

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