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Carbon monoxide-induced death and toxicity from charcoal briquettes

Chris Winder
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (6): 349-350. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10777

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  • Chris Winder

  • Faculty of Business, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: chris.winder@acu.edu.au

Competing interests:

I received consulting fees for preparing a report for and providing expert testimony to the State Coroner’s Court of New South Wales for the case that is the subject of this article.

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