Socio Demographic Characteristics of Patients with Electrical Burns Admitted to Emergency Department


AKÖZ A., ÖZOĞUL B., AVŞAR Ü., ÇAKIR Z., ASLAN Ş. , EMET M., ...More

Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine, vol.14, no.1, pp.26-29, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/jaem.2015.70446
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-29

Abstract

Aim: Electrical burns may develop because of the direct effect of electric current on the cell membrane and smooth muscle of blood vessels and because of the transformation into heat energy when passing through body tissues. Electrical burns account for 3%-5% of all cases of burns.