Seventeen patients with carbon monoxide poisoning were admitted in 10 days

2022-08-02 0 By

Zhuzhou Daily · Palm Zhuzhou news (reporter/Liu Qiong correspondent/Tan Panpan) days of low temperature rain and snow weather, so that many people use charcoal heating.Little do they know, danger is also approaching quietly.On February 9, the reporter learned from a neurology department of the provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine that in the past 10 days, the department has admitted 17 patients with carbon monoxide poisoning caused by charcoal heating, including 3 severe patients.”I didn’t think I could have killed myself by making a fire in my room.”In the morning of February 9, in the provincial hospital of Traditional Chinese medicine in a nerve ward, not long ago just escaped death xiao Zhu said fear.Xiao Zhu, 29, from Yanling County, had been drinking while visiting relatives on Feb 4.When he got home, he fell asleep.Because of the cold weather, his room had a brazier and the doors and Windows were closed.The next morning, the family found Xiao Zhu unconscious.As his condition was serious, he was rushed to the provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.”The patient was diagnosed with severe carbon monoxide poisoning.”Zhang Zhenqun, director of a nerve department, subsequently, Xiao Zhu was immediately sent into hyperbaric oxygen chamber for treatment.After careful treatment, xiao Zhu’s vital signs are gradually stable.”Carbon monoxide poisoning is most common in winter and spring.”Zhang warned that residents should avoid burning charcoal in the house to keep warm.In addition, what should check whether to use in the home is the straight row water heater that the country forbids to use, pay attention to close gas safety valve after cooking every time.If you find a poisoned person in your home, open a window for ventilation first, move the poisoned person to a well-ventilated environment as soon as possible, turn his head to the side, and immediately dial 120.Declaration: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: