by , on June 21, 2012

In-depth look at electrical injuries & treatment by the ER Department is presented in this medical article by Barry Knapp, MD, FACEP, RDMS and Adam Belsches, MD.

Conclusion:  ” Knowledge of the physics and pathophysiology of electrical injuries is essential for the emergency physician. Electrical injuries range from minor to severe, and their depth and severity may be deceiving. Proper risk stratification is essential, and the ability to interpret clinical findings and determine appropriate treatment is crucial.”

Click here to read the Emergency Medicine article from 2012;44(4):5-8,10-14.



Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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