Carbon Monoxide-Related Deaths in Greece: A 23-Year Survey

American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 05/31/2012

The average annual death rate for males was nearly 3½ times higher than that for females. This increase suggests a need for preventive strategies targeting not only high–risk population, such as homeless or immigrants, but also the general population. Preventive messages in many languages through the media about potential sources of carbon monoxide exposure are recommended. Precautions should also be taken during periods of low temperatures.

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