FAQs

    • Why a Smoke Inhalation Database?

      Nearly 30,000 US citizens died from smoke inhalation in a ten-year period. Smoke inhalation is a complicated illness that can be medically treated - with a new rational approach that includes a presumptive diangosis of cyanide toxicity due to the change in fire smoke. This Smoke Inhalation Database will be used and studied by first responders and medical providers to assess various treatment methods, i.e., what was successful and what was not, with the ultimate goal of reducing smoke inhalation deaths.

    • How can I learn more about smoke inhalation treatment?

      The Fire Smoke Coalition launched a DHS program in 2011, entitled Aftermath. This educational training program focuses on the physiological impact of HCN and CO, the Toxic Twins, in the face of smoke inhalation. Download Aftermath.