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