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Document ID (ISN)54990
CIS number 90-1952
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kleinman M.T., Davidson D.M., Vandagriff R.B., Caiozzo V.J., Whittenberger J.L.
Title Effects of short-term exposure to carbon monoxide in subjects with coronary artery disease
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 1989, Vol.44, No.6, p.361-369. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract A study was made among 24 male subjects (mean age 58.8 yrs, mean weight 90.26kg) with stable angina pectoris to determine the effects of short-term exposure to carbon monoxide (CO). Following CO exposure, blood carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb) levels were increased from a baseline level of approximately 1.5% to 3% of saturation. The goal of the study was to determine if low-level CO exposure compromised the ability of these individuals to perform work. The time of onset of angina was significantly reduced among CO-exposed subjects, so that work capacity was indeed affected by exposure.
Descriptors (primary) coronary diseases; cardiacs; angina pectoris; carbon monoxide
Descriptors (secondary) carboxyhaemoglobin level
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Carbon monoxide
Inorganic substances