The Diagnosis and Management of Electrical Injuries

Brett D. Arnoldo, Gary F. Purdue

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Abstract

Electrical injuries to the extremity can result in significant local tissue damage and systemic problems. An understanding of the pathophysiology of electrical injuries is critical to the medical and surgical management of patients who sustain these injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)469-479
Number of pages11
JournalHand Clinics
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2009

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Keywords

  • ECG monitoring
  • Electrical burns
  • Fasciotomy
  • Rhabdomyolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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The Diagnosis and Management of Electrical Injuries. / Arnoldo, Brett D.; Purdue, Gary F.

In: Hand Clinics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 11.2009, p. 469-479.

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Arnoldo, Brett D. ; Purdue, Gary F. / The Diagnosis and Management of Electrical Injuries. In: Hand Clinics. 2009 ; Vol. 25, No. 4. pp. 469-479.
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