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Barton recommends you familiarize yourself with the symptoms of carbon monoxide
poisoning (see What You Should Know).
If carbon monoxide
has been inhaled in a high concentration, as is the case in the incidence of fire, patients could also experience impaired vision, confusion, and loss of coordination,' added Dr.
The 10-year anniversary of it happening was, of course, very difficult for us, but at the same time we know we've been getting the message about the carbon monoxide
campaign to ensure all families in Wales are aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide
and make sure their older relatives have a carbon monoxide
Jenkins added: "Mild carbon monoxide
poisoning may feel like food poisoning or the flu, although unlike the flu, it doesn't cause a high temperature (fever).
"We are urging everyone to install a carbon monoxide
alarm in every room where there's a fuel-burning appliance such as a paraffin heater, gas boiler/cooker or soil fuel fire."
"With 50 people every year dying from carbon monoxide
poisoning in the UK, it is vital that householders understand the importance of checking their home heating systems annually for leaks, damage or defects, including oil or gas boilers as well as solid fuel appliances.
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has no colour, taste or smell, which makes spotting faulty appliances hard - unless, of course, you fit carbon monoxide
As well as emitting a loud audible alarm, it has a digital LCD display that shows even low levels of carbon monoxide
, plus the peak level recorded in the last four weeks and the temperature of the room.
1 Potentially deadly carbon monoxide
is created when a fuel - for example, gas, oil or solid fuels - isn't burning correctly.