CARBON DIOXIDE POISONING DURING ANNIIHILATION OF THE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS; FIVE CASES REPORT


KARAMERCAN M. A. , Celik G., KELEŞ A., DEMİRCAN A.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.6, no.4, pp.22-24, 2007 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.22-24
  • Keywords: Carbon dioxide, Poisoning, Seizure, Fire extinguisher
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless, nonirritating substance that can be in gas or liquid form. Carbon dioxide can also be used as oxygen conserver in fire extinguishers.