Carbon monoxide poisoning

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

Applies to England



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.

Published 21 November 2013