Unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in Northwest Iran: a 5-year study.

  title={Unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in Northwest Iran: a 5-year study.},
  author={Jalil Nazari and Iman Dianat and Alex W. Stedmon},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  volume={17 7},
This paper describes the epidemiology of unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in Northwest Iran between 2003 and 2008. Data were obtained from the records of the main provider of emergency medical transportation and from death certificate reports of the Legal Medicine Organization. During the study period, a total of 3078 hospital admissions were recorded against which 346 deaths were due to unintentional CO related poisoning caused by gas appliances in the homes. The ratio of… CONTINUE READING


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