Adapted from Gilman AG (2002). Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 10th ed., p. 1881. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Numbers show the amount of hemoglobin that has bonded with carbon monoxide. This number is also called the carboxyhemoglobin level.
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