Carbon monoxide poisoning

This brings together the latest information on Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning for healthcare professionals.


The guidance describes:

  • signs and symptoms which should be looked for
  • investigations which may be necessary to establish whether CO poisoning has occurred
  • how cases should be managed
  • main sources of CO in the home and gives sources of further advice and information

This updates previous guidance included in the Chief Medical Officer letter of November 2010.