Electrical Burn Injury

Electrical Burn Injury

Electrical Burn. This patient grabbed a high-voltage power line with his hand. Exit wounds occurred where the patient was grounded, through his feet. This patient with transthoracic injury should have cardiac monitoring. (Photo contributor: Alan B. Storrow, MD.)

Read about Electrical Burn Injuries in Context:

The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4e: Chapter 18. Wounds and Soft Tissue Injuries

Read more about Electrical Burn Injuries:

Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2020: Chapter 37-11. Electrical Injury

Current Diagnosis and Treatment Emergency Medicine, 8e: Chapter 46. Disorders Due to Physical and Environmental Agents > Emergency Treatment of Electrical Injuries