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Wilderness: Electrical Injuries (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

  • All people who have an electrical injury with significant burns, even if the burn area is small, should be evaluated for muscle injury.


  • All burns around the mouth, especially in small children, require medical evaluation.

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