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Can someone on ventilator get elevated carboxyhemoglobin levels?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Not from vent

They may be on the ventilator because of elevated carboxy hb levels and associated problems as some patients exposed to a fire and smoke inhalation might be.
The vent itself does not cause this.

In brief: Not from vent

They may be on the ventilator because of elevated carboxy hb levels and associated problems as some patients exposed to a fire and smoke inhalation might be.
The vent itself does not cause this.
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