Complications of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Case Discussion and Review of the Literature

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Ms. A, a 57-year-old woman with a history notable for alcoholism and depression, attempted suicide by ingesting a large amount of alcohol and medications, then lying down in a bathtub next to a pan of lit charcoal briquettes in a closed room. Police found her some hours later after her therapist called 911 when Ms. A failed to show for a regularly scheduled appointment. She was rushed to a nearby city hospital.​

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2009;11(2):74-79