Carbon monoxide poisoning: case studies and review

Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2011 Nov-Dec;30(6):303-14. doi: 10.1097/DCC.0b013e31822fb017.


This article describes carbon monoxide poisoning. Using a case study approach, the article covers pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, and complications. A nursing care plan is presented to guide the critical care nurse in the care of patients in this type of condition.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning* / diagnosis
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning* / nursing
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning* / physiopathology
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning* / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male