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Electric Shock (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Timothy Price, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Louisville.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Lightning Injuries.

MedscapeReference.com. Electrical Injuries.

Previous contributing authors and editors. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James S Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC.


Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2012

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