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