Residential carbon monoxide alarm use: opportunities for poisoning prevention.

@article{Hampson2011ResidentialCM,
  title={Residential carbon monoxide alarm use: opportunities for poisoning prevention.},
  author={Neil B. Hampson and Lindell K. Weaver},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  year={2011},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={30-3}
}
Prevalence of carbon monoxide (CO) alarm usage in localities where they are not required is poorly defined and the reasons for failing to have a home CO alarm have never been described. In this study, the authors conducted a computer-based survey among employees of similar major medical centers in Seattle, Washington, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Questions were asked about the prevalence of use of residential smoke and CO alarms with regard to home style and structure, ownership status, and energy… CONTINUE READING