Navigation Links
Pediatric carbon monoxide poisoning linked to video games after Hurricane Ike
Date:5/26/2009

ome generators give off carbon monoxide and people can begin breathing it in causing symptoms such as headaches, nausea and flu-like effects. If exposed for a longer length of time, death can occur. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common cause of poisoning death in the United States. A hyperbaric chamber is used to give 100 percent oxygen under increased atmospheric pressure to patients exposed to carbon monoxide.

"Discovering that generators are so frequently used to power entertainment devices for children suggests that school programs should be considered in states at risk for hurricane-related power outages," Fife said. "We also learned that using cell phone providers to send out text messages might be effective. If a future storms approaches, we hope to enlist the help of more providers and send out messages to the most vulnerable populations, our children."


'/>"/>

Contact: Melissa E. McDonald
Melissa.E.McDonald@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3308
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Leading pediatrician addresses the future of childrens health
2. Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement
3. Immunotherapy in high-risk pediatric sarcomas shows promising response
4. Immune system protein accurate predictor of survival in pediatric septic shock
5. Innovations in Pediatric Medicine CME conference brings together national pediatrics experts
6. Innovations in Pediatric Medicine International Conference brings together pediatrics experts
7. Gene mutation increases drug toxicity, rejection risk in pediatric kidney transplants
8. Childrens Hospital Oakland is first pediatric hospital to use laboratory-on-a-card technology
9. Childrens National experts present at Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting
10. Demmler-Harrison honored for devoted work with pediatric society
11. New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2014)... us, many backyard cooks are turning to more healthful ... low fat can sometimes mean low satisfaction. Now researchers ... in low-fat wieners that are made with olive oil ... ACS, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry . ... consumers have come to expect just the right amount ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Adlie penguins shows that the population is 3.79 ... previously estimated. Adlie penguins have long been considered ... the effects of climate change and fishing in ... imagery, researchers from Stony Brook University and University ... permits regular monitoring of Adlie penguins across their ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... of an economy driven by methane, the primary component of ... a production boom. It has poised the country as a ... doubts over just how climate-friendly it is, according to an ... weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society. , In ... that when burned as a fuel to produce electricity, methane ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise 2New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise 3
... (NYSE:JWa, JWb), a global provider of content and ... and scholarly research; professional development; and education, today ... Library. PDFs read using the ReadCube Web Reader ... and direct access to supplemental content, making it ...
... Colo., USA GSA Bulletin papers published online ... Canada, Mexico, Spain, the UK, and New Zealand. Multiple locations ... Canada, New Zealand, and Guatemala. Papers cover , ... region, USA;, 2. Tectonics, salt, and the fossil forests of ...
... ever wondered why, and how, shoals of fish are comprised of ... Ward, from the University of Sydney in Australia, and Suzanne Currie, ... of different sensory cues to locate shoal-mates, but they are able ... size as themselves. Using these cues, they can form a group ...
Cached Biology News:GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 2GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 3GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 4GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 5GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 6GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 7GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 8GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 9GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 10GSA Bulletin starts 2013 with 13 new papers published online ahead of print 11Nothing fishy about swimming with same-sized mates 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 ­ RedBrick Health ... behavior change technology, today announces that EmblemHealth , ... and wellness company, is now providing the RedBrick Compass ... coaching program, to all of its members. EmblemHealth is ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Two champions of science, technology, engineering, ... an annual competition for middle and high school students ... STEM study. The competition presents students with real-world problems ... Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences is a program administered ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... throughput research solutions, today announced that Lupin Limited, one ... of Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System for ... in Mumbai, India, is focused on a wide range ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Carahsoft and ... Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2pm EST (11am PST), ... The topic focuses on how technology can turn raw, ... decisions for government agencies. The online webinar will last ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2
... of The Kings Daughters (CHKD) is leading the clinical ... to develop a device to measure the precise temperature ... Health (NIH) grant stems from recent studies showing that ... the incidence of Cerebral Palsy, other neurological damage, and ...
... PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 31 Anacor Pharmaceuticals,announced today ... S-1 with,the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed ... of the shares in the proposed,offering are being sold ... be Morgan Stanley & Co.,Incorporated as sole book runner, ...
... company offers innovative casting, splinting and bracing ... Enova Medical Technologies,Inc. of St. Paul, ... Aspen,Colo., are pleased to announce the launch ... will develop and commercialize innovative orthopedic,support devices. ...
Cached Biology Technology:NIH grants $750,000 to develop device to determine temperature of neonate's brain 2Anacor Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering 2Enova Medical Launches Exos Corporation 2
... gasket slides/kit Gasket slide kit (1x 22K ... or Gasket slide kit ... disposable gasket slides offered in either 11K or 22K ... The gaskets are carefully fabricated and batch tested ...
... This CLS number is ... to easily match Cornings product ... yet, please order under the ... contact customer service for assistance. ...
... description: self locking design in ice/water ... new product number, created to easily ... no availability yet, please order under ... contact customer service for assistance. ID ...
... Oligo Microarray Kit (V2), 2 x ... characterize expression of many thousands of ... during important biological processes. Each microarray ... known ORFs from the S288C strain ...
Biology Products: