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ELECTRIC INJURIES 7.19/55/55/20 Lactate 2.8 K 3.0 Hg 159
Type of circuit Duration Resistance of tissues Voltage Amperage Pathway of current
SOURCE CONTACT POINTGROUND CONTACT POINT
LEAST Nerves Blood Mucous membranes muscle INTERMEDIATE Dry skin MOST Tendon Fat Bone
P= I 2 Rt I=V/R
PRIMARY INJURY 1. Electrothermal heating 2. Arc 3. Flame 4. Flash SECONDARY INJURY Blunt trauma
Head and Neck CNS Cardiovascular MSK Renal
ABCs ECG +/- Cardiac monitoring Blood work Fluid Resuscitation Burn wound care Tetanus Call plastics early
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© 2011 National Safety Council THE HUMAN BODY LESSON
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Related Anatomy Unit 2 Tissues Objectives List the 4 major tissue types 1. Epithelial- cover outer body and line inner body 2. Connective- bind,
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Electrical Safety BiomedE / EECS 458 Reading: Webster, Chapter 14.
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HOMEOSTASIS Section 6.6. Introduction 1. Muscle contraction provides heat to warm skin. 2. Muscles move bones, eyes, permits speech, and creates facial.
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