Lightning Strike (cont.)
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Lightning Strike Follow-up
As the person leaves the hospital, medical staff should give the patient clear instructions regarding home treatment and follow-up for specific injuries.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/23/2014
Timothy Price, MD
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Over the last century, records for environmental injuries and mortality indicate that lightning has consistently been one of the top 3 environment-related causes of death and the second most common storm-related cause of death, exceeded only by flash floods.