Incidence and causes of carbon monoxide intoxication : results of an epidemiologic survey in a French department.
The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence, mortality, and causes of carbon monoxide intoxications in France.
A survey was conducted in the department of the Hauts-de-Seine, which is represenative of the French population.
Data were collected through a headquarters that had direct contact with all department emergency organizations and to a technical laboratory.
During the 3-y study, 735 cases that were related to 291 events were reported.
Thirty-six patients died.
The average incidence of carbon monoxide intoxications was 17.5 per 100 000 inhabitants.
Mots-clés Pascal : Carbone monoxyde, Intoxication, Mortalité, Etiologie, Epidémiologie, Homme, France, Europe, Gaz
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Carbon monoxide, Poisoning, Mortality, Etiology, Epidemiology, Human, France, Europe, Gases
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0150326
Code Inist : 002B03L02. Création : 199406.