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ALLMedicine™ Electrical Injuries Center

Research & Reviews  203 results

Contacts with general practitioner, sick leave and work participation after electrical ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106858
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Biering K, Vestergaard JM et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2020 - Exposure to electrical current may cause injury with both mental and physiological consequences. This may lead to increased contacts with general practitioners (GP) and the injured person may develop reduced ability to work. We aimed to examine th...

Risk Factors for Mortality and Prolonged Hospitalization in Electric Burn Injuries.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa192
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; Schweizer R, Pedrazzi N et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2020 - Electrical injuries are rare, but very destructive with high morbidity and mortality, prolonged hospital length of stay and need for repeated procedures. The aim of study was to investigate characteristics and management electrical injuries and pr...

Delayed spinal cord injury from electrical burn: Two cases.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa177
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; AlQasas T, Galet C et. al.

Oct 6th, 2020 - Spinal cord injury has been described in only 2-5% of electrical injuries. When its presentation is delayed for several days to weeks after the initial injury, recovery is not the rule. Herein, we describe two cases who developed spinal cord injur...

Multiple Beneficial Effects of High-dose BoNT-A Injection to Improve Wound Healing and ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32813671
Wounds : a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice; Lin YC, Lin IL et. al.

Aug 19th, 2020 - High-voltage electrical injuries remain a difficult challenge for physicians. The survivors often have complicated wounds over the trunk or extremities, and some of them may develop hypoxic encephalopathy. The emergence of spasticity following hyp...

High Voltage Electrocution Leading to Sealed Transection of Small Bowel.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa124
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; Khataniar H, Shashank S et. al.

Jul 31st, 2020 - Electrical injuries are among the most devastating of burn injuries. High voltage electrical injuries result in extensive deep tissue damage and are associated with multiple complications, long term morbidity, and a high mortality rate. We describ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Neurological and neuropsychological consequences of electrical and lightning shock: review and theories of causation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5461597/
Neural Regeneration Research; Andrews,C.,et al

Apr 30th, 2017 - Injuries from lightning and electrical injuries involve multiple systems of the body, however neurological symptoms are very widely reported. A disabling neuropsychological syndrome is also noted. This paper presents a comprehensive review of neur...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  207 results

Contacts with general practitioner, sick leave and work participation after electrical ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106858
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Biering K, Vestergaard JM et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2020 - Exposure to electrical current may cause injury with both mental and physiological consequences. This may lead to increased contacts with general practitioners (GP) and the injured person may develop reduced ability to work. We aimed to examine th...

Risk Factors for Mortality and Prolonged Hospitalization in Electric Burn Injuries.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa192
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; Schweizer R, Pedrazzi N et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2020 - Electrical injuries are rare, but very destructive with high morbidity and mortality, prolonged hospital length of stay and need for repeated procedures. The aim of study was to investigate characteristics and management electrical injuries and pr...

Delayed spinal cord injury from electrical burn: Two cases.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa177
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; AlQasas T, Galet C et. al.

Oct 6th, 2020 - Spinal cord injury has been described in only 2-5% of electrical injuries. When its presentation is delayed for several days to weeks after the initial injury, recovery is not the rule. Herein, we describe two cases who developed spinal cord injur...

Multiple Beneficial Effects of High-dose BoNT-A Injection to Improve Wound Healing and ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32813671
Wounds : a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice; Lin YC, Lin IL et. al.

Aug 19th, 2020 - High-voltage electrical injuries remain a difficult challenge for physicians. The survivors often have complicated wounds over the trunk or extremities, and some of them may develop hypoxic encephalopathy. The emergence of spasticity following hyp...

High Voltage Electrocution Leading to Sealed Transection of Small Bowel.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/iraa124
Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association; Khataniar H, Shashank S et. al.

Jul 31st, 2020 - Electrical injuries are among the most devastating of burn injuries. High voltage electrical injuries result in extensive deep tissue damage and are associated with multiple complications, long term morbidity, and a high mortality rate. We describ...

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News  3 results

Neurological and neuropsychological consequences of electrical and lightning shock: review and theories of causation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5461597/
Neural Regeneration Research; Andrews,C.,et al

Apr 30th, 2017 - Injuries from lightning and electrical injuries involve multiple systems of the body, however neurological symptoms are very widely reported. A disabling neuropsychological syndrome is also noted. This paper presents a comprehensive review of neur...

Burn Wounds After Electrical Injury in a Bathtub
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919401_2

Background Risks of electrical devices in household use are underestimated. Although products are thoroughly tested and certified, they pose a great danger if used inappropriately. Electrical injuries can be caused by low-voltage electric current ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →