CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, SS 10
Afternoon carbon monoxide measures in smokers smoking their usual brand cigarette
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Percent carboxyhemoglobin (%COHb) serves as a marker for carbon monoxide (CO) uptake. Commonly cited reports suggest %COHb concentrations in smokers of 4-10%, with 10% suggestive of "heavy" smoking. However, %COHb measures in smokers are influenced...