WILLIAM B. MARTIN; LOUIS H. DYKE JR.; FRED L. CODDINGTON; ALBERT M. SNELL
Two recent cases in which the patients were admitted to the United States Naval Hospital, Oakland, California, and in one of which the termination was fatal, attest to the medical importance of carbon tetrachloride intoxication. As will be mentioned later in the reports of cases, both men, by ignoring simple precautions in the matter of ventilation, exposed themselves to toxic quantities of the volatilized chemical. That physicians generally are not sufficiently aware of the dangers of exposure to carbon tetrachloride is evidenced by the failure to establish a correct diagnosis prior to entry in this hospital in either case, despite
MARTIN WB, DYKE LH, CODDINGTON FL, SNELL AM. CARBON TETRACHLORIDE POISONING; A REPORT OF ONE CASE WITH NECROPSY AND ONE NONFATAL CASE WITH CLINICAL LABORATORY STUDIES1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:488–497. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-3-488
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(3):488-497.
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