Accession Number : AD0822702
Title : HOW LIGHTNING KILLS. (THE MECHANISM OF DEATH BY LIGHTNING) (MECANISME DE LA MORT PAR LA FOUDRE),
Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL BETHESDA MD TRANSLATION SERVICE
Personal Author(s) : Iranyi, C. ; Iranyi, J. ; Somogyi, E. ; Orovecz, B.
PDF Url : AD0822702
Report Date : 29 AUG 1967
Pagination or Media Count : 2
Abstract : The authors performed systematic examinations of 300 cases of trauma by electricity. Mortality was 30 percent. The age of fatal victims ranged between 1 and 83 years. The proportion of the male and female sex was 64:25; 66 of the victims were struck in the open air and 21 inside of a building.
Descriptors : (*LIGHTNING, PATHOLOGY), SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL), MORTALITY RATES, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, NERVOUS SYSTEM, ACCIDENTS, BURNS(INJURIES).
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE