STEPHEN A. LANDAW, M.D.
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Carbon monoxide is known as a toxic gas arising from such man-made sources as automobile exhausts, fuel combustion, wood fires, cigarette smoke, and industry. It can produce asphyxia and death when present in the atmosphere in sufficient concentrations for a sufficient length of time. Recently we have become aware that exposure to carbon monoxide is commoner than had generally been appreciated and that in certain circumstances such exposure may be detrimental to human health (1). Recent observations concerning the effects of this gas on health will be presented in subsequent editorial notes in the ANNALS.
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LANDAW SA. Endogenous Production of Carbon Monoxide: The Human Body as a Cause of Air Pollution. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1275–1276. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-6-1275
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(6):1275-1276.
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