electrical burn

e·lec·tri·cal burn

(ĕ-lek'tri-kăl bŭrn)
Tissue damage resulting from flow of an electrical current with temperatures as high as 5000°C. Entry and exit points occur but most burned tissue remains invisible at surface levels.
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If he or she is suffering an electrical burn, Dull the plug at the wall or shut off the current.
A worker's perception that s/he has a low likelihood of suffering a nonfatal electrical burn is accurate, yet among those who are involved in such an electrical incident, their likelihood of being killed is high.
This type of electrical burn has a more localised area of tissue destruction and mainly occurs in the domestic environment.
True (A) or false (B)--fill in only block A or B: When an electrical burn victim is frozen on the power source, switch off the power source immediately if possible.
Rare but possible safety risks include blood loss, heat burn of internal organs, electrical burn, perforation (hole) or rupture of the wall of the uterus, and leakage of heated fluid from the balloon or tissue into the cervix.
2 million against Amtrak and Norfolk Southern for electrical burn injuries suffered on August 10, 2002 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania by two 17-year-old boys, Jeffrey Klein and Brett Birdwell.
Rare, but possible safety risks include, blood loss, heat burn of internal organs, electrical burn, perforation (hole) or rupture of the wall of the uterus, and leakage of heated fluid from the balloon or tissue into the cervix.
Appeal filings over the years detail how Panetti was first diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1978 when he was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center following an accident in which he suffered electrical burns while working as an electrical lineman.
He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Royal Liverpool hospital having suffered around 25% electrical burns and a head injury.
The rest are oil and electrical burns," Al-Haidhani said.
Washington, Nov 16 ( ANI ): An extreme sports event in Britain, which has been designed by the British Special Forces to test physical and mental strength, has resulted in injuries ranging from multiple electrical burns to seizure-induced Todd's paralysis, according to a study.