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LOCAL DEFECTS AT ELECTRIC INJURY. ELECTRICAL BURNS

There are the following types of local lesions in electric shock:

The clinic of electric burns has significant differences from the thermal ones. The main feature is extensive damage to deep tissue with a relatively limited superficial lesion. Vessels, as the main conductors of the current are primarily affected by the current. Spasm and subsequent thrombosis leads to progressive necrosis. The external manifestations of electric burns are called "signs of current", which have the form a.) Scab - its color can be from whitish-gray to black (at the point of current input); b.) cut or stab wounds, abrasions (at the place of the current output).
At high voltages, the signs of current at the "outlet" may be similar to a gunshot wound.

Due to the large depth of damage, the rejection of dead tissue is delayed to 5-7 weeks. Therefore, the treatment of electric burns is a complex problem and requires, as a rule, as a demarcation line is formed, a series of necroectomy is performed, followed by plastic closure of the resulting defect.
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LOCAL DEFECTS AT ELECTRIC INJURY. ELECTRICAL BURNS

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  2. First aid for electrical injuries
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  6. Emergency and intensive care for electric shock, drowning and mechanical asphyxia
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