electrical injury


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electrical injury

Burns caused by electrical arcs, the effects of heating from the passage of an electric current through the tissues or interference with the function of the nervous system and heart from electric currents in the body.
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Psychiatric morbidity following electrical injury and its effects on cognitive functioning.
Pathophysiology of electrical injury of visceral organs still has not been understood, probably because of number of variables that cannot be measured when high voltage electricity goes through tissue.
Haemorrhage from flank incisions for ovary delivery, subcutaneous emphysema and penetrating injury to liver lobe occurred in one case in group B only, whereas, electrical injury of abdominal wall with diathermy probe and failure of haemostatic technique occurred in total laparoscopic ovariectomy in group A.
Experience with guidelines for cardiac monitoring after electrical injury in children.
Our study revealed that the most of the victims were men aged between 20 and 50 years who died at home due to accidental contact electrical injury over limbs.
3,4) The purpose of this paper is to report a case of highvoltage electrical injury with central corneal edema, posterior subcapsular cataract, macular pseudohole/cyst/atrophy, and optic neuropathy in the right eye.
Electrical injury to the central nervous system may cause seizure, either as an isolated event or as part of a new-onset seizure disorder.
Auditory and neuropsychiatric behavior patterns after electrical injury.
In 14 chapters, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other specialists from North America and Australia describe common injuries sustained in the workplace that can cause cognitive impairment, such as traumatic brain injury, sports concussion, electrical injury, exposure to neurotoxic substances, posttraumatic stress, depression, chronic pain, and brain and psychological injuries experienced in combat.

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