Simple test for smoke inhalation damage

Researchers at Beersheba’s Soroka Medical Center have devised a simple blood test to determine the extent of damage done to the lungs of smoke inhalation victims. High levels of free DNA in the blood indicates greater damage and will determine resuscitation and treatment requirements.

http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Simple-blood-test-can-predict-how-much-damage-is-suffered-by-victims-of-smoke-inhalation-410315

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