Tulsa Fire Department
Discuss the contents of fire smoke
List the physical properties of CO and CN
Describe the effects of CO & CN
List the symptoms related to CO & CN
Discuss the assessment method
Discuss the treatment for smoke inhalation
Understand the use of Cyanokit
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for an Organized Response to the Downed Firefighter or Victim of Toxic Gas Exposure.
Cyanokit Administration Guide
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Cyanide Poisoning. 2006.
Mcevoy, Mike. Cyanokit Setup and Administration. www.firengineering.com
Penney, David G. The Toxic Twins: An advanced Perspective on Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide
Shapiro, Arnold. Rescue 911 Episdoe-522.
State of Oklahoma Department of Health EMS Protocols
Smoke Inhalation & Hydrogen Cyanide Poisoning. Journal of Emergency Medical Services. 2004.
Schnepp, Rob. To Hell and Back. The Peoples Burn Foundation
Zemeckis, Robert, 1994. Forrest Gump. Paramount.