End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide as a Measure of Carboxyhemoglobin in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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The purpose of this study is to determine whether a relationship exists between EtCO2 and carboxyhemoglobin levels in carbon monoxide exposure. Our hypothesis is that a liner relationship exists between EtCO2 and carboxyhemoglobin in carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients presenting to the emergency department at an urban county hospital.