Smoke Inhalation Injury in a Pregnant Patient: A Literature Review of the Evidence and Current Best Practices in the Setting of a Classic Case

@article{Roderique2012SmokeII,
  title={Smoke Inhalation Injury in a Pregnant Patient: A Literature Review of the Evidence and Current Best Practices in the Setting of a Classic Case},
  author={Ensign Joseph D. Roderique and Abel Gebre-Giorgis and Dane H Stewart and Michael J. Feldman and Andrea L. Pozez},
  journal={Journal of Burn Care \& Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={33},
  pages={624–633}
}
For smoke inhalation injury of a pregnant woman, one must treat two patients and be aware of the potential effects of carbon monoxide (CO) and cyanide (CN) poisoning on both the mother and the fetus. In a pregnant woman, the size and age of the fetus and the degree of poisoning allow for tremendous variability in the toxicity of CO and CN and their respective treatment options. The authors will review a case of a 32-year-old woman who was at 37 weeks of gestation and admitted to the Evans… 

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