Accession Number : AD0822704
Title : EFFECT OF LIGHTNING ON MAN (UEBER DIE BLITZWIRKUNG AUF DEN MENSCHEN),
Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL BETHESDA MD TRANSLATION SERVICE
Personal Author(s) : Schmeiser, A.
Report Date : 29 SEP 1967
Pagination or Media Count : 18
Abstract : A description is given of a seldom observed early stage of an accident with a lightning bolt, with the typical initial syndrome, including among other things state of shock, a myocardial manifestation not unlike an infarct and an exogenous psychosis, hanging on for weeks. A short review is offered on the clinical picture, pathogenesis, therapy and prophylaxis of accidents with lightning. (Author)
Descriptors : *WOUNDS AND INJURIES), (*LIGHTNING, MENTAL DISORDERS, ILLUSIONS, PAIN, PATHOLOGY, ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY, PSYCHOSES, EAST GERMANY, HEART, THERAPY, BURNS(INJURIES), SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL), ACCIDENTS, HUMANS.
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE