Which clinical history findings are characteristic of smoke inhalation caused by oil fog?

Updated: Oct 15, 2021
  • Author: Keith A Lafferty, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Individuals exposed to Smoke Generator Fog 2 (SGF2) or other oil mists may report mild irritation or slight cough, a sensation of shortness of breath, or headache. In persons with underlying pulmonary disease such as asthma or COPD, exposure to SGF2 may trigger symptoms of their disease.


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