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How do I care for someone with carbon monoxide poisoning?

When coming upon someone who you believe to be suffering from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, move them to fresh air immediately. Once they are away from the CO source, get them medical attention. Make sure that the person is not subject to stressors and that drink lots of fluids. They also should get plenty of rest.

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