Carbon monoxide (CO): algorithm to diagnose poisoning from Public Health England

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An algorithm for GPs, emergency physicians and other medical professionals in England to diagnose and manage CO poisoning in patients.

The algorithm for medical professionals includes:

  • recommended actions to take following diagnosis
  • telephone numbers for services providing further advice and practical assistance

First published: 1 November 2013

Last updated: 18 December 2015

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An algorithm for midwives to help diagnose carbon monoxide poisoning in pregnant women and offer advice for women in the event of exposure.

This flowchart can help midwives identify pregnant women who might be exposed to CO from sources other than products containing tobacco. As well as aiding identification of such women, it includes advice and key telephone numbers for services providing further advice and practical assistance.

First published: 11 November 2014

Last updated: 18 December 2015

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