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Electric Shock Evaluation
- Localized thermal burns
- Entrance and exit wounds
- Burns of the mouth and eyes
- Abnormalities of nerve function
- Poor blood flow to an extremity
The evaluation of electrical injury requires testing.
Tests that may be used to evaluate electrical injury include:
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PubMed Electric Shock References
- Bailey B, Gaudreault P, Thivierge RL. Experience with guidelines for cardiac monitoring after electrical injury in children. Am J Emerg Med. 2000 Oct;18(6):671-5. 
- Blackwell N, Hayllar J. A three year prospective audit of 212 presentations to the emergency department after electrical injury with a management protocol. Postgrad Med J. 2002 May;78(919):283-5. 
- Danielson JR, Capelli-Schellpfeffer M, Lee RC. Upper extremity electrical injury. Hand Clin. 2000 May;16(2):225-34, viii.