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Poisoning & OD | Part Four | Toxic Gases

Toxic Gas inhalation: Inert gases: displaces O2 and injury/death is due to asphyxiation. CO2, methane, exane, propane acetylene. Mental, seizures, cardiac dysrhythmias Irritant gases: irritate tissues. Highly water soluble irritate upper airways. Less water soluble pass through to the lungs and cause sever tissue damage Immediate reactions: 1-2 hours, red mucous membranes, eye and nasal […]

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