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Lightning Injuries Summary

Description: Accidental injuries caused by brief high-voltage electrical discharges during thunderstorms. Cardiopulmonary arrest, coma and other neurologic symptoms, myocardial necrosis, and dermal burns are common. Prompt treatment of the acute sequelae, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is indicated for survival.

Also Known As: Injuries, Lightning; Injury, Lightning; Lightning Injury; Lightning Strokes; Stroke, Lightning Show All >>

Networked: 14 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lightning Injuries

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamins : 1 result : IBA
  2. Silver : 1 result : IBA
  3. Plastics : 1 result : IBA
  4. Nylons (Nylon) : 1 result : IBA
  5. Ions : 1 result : IBA
  6. Hormones : 1 result : IBA
  7. Gold : 1 result : IBA
  8. Free Radicals : 1 result : IBA
  9. Antibodies : 1 result : IBA
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Lightning Injuries

  1. Burns
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Tetanus
  4. Seizures (Seizure)
  5. Polycythemia Vera
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Key Therapies for Lightning Injuries

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  1. Resuscitation : 4 results

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