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Electrical Burns

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Introduction

Electrical injuries account for three to five percent of all admissions to burn units [1]. They account for a minority of pediatric thermal injuries. Significant electrical injuries can result in serious morbidity and mortality, however, most electrical injuries in children are minor, occur at home and rarely result in significant tissue damage, disability or death.

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Last updated: March 19, 2018

Citation

Shanti, Christina M. "Electrical Burns." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829117/all/Electrical_Burns.
Shanti CM. Electrical Burns. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829117/all/Electrical_Burns. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Shanti, C. M. (2018). Electrical Burns. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829117/all/Electrical_Burns
Shanti CM. Electrical Burns [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829117/all/Electrical_Burns.
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