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FIRST AID FOR ELECTRIC INJURY

First aid for the defeat of electricity should be immediately, at the scene. First of all, it is necessary to release the victim from the action of electric current, since due to loss of consciousness or convulsive contraction of muscles, he often cannot independently detach himself from the wire. It is important to remember about the danger of electric shock of the rescuer. It is necessary, if possible, to turn off the current switch or another way. If this is not possible, it is necessary to cut the wires going to the victim, each separately, using an ax or a spade with a wooden dry handle or any other insulated tool. If the current cannot be disconnected, the victim should be dragged from the wire by holding dry clothes and not touching the body or metal parts of the clothes. To avoid bipolar defeat, it is necessary to act with one hand. For greater security, you need to isolate yourself from the ground, standing on a dry plank, rubber mat, etc. When a high-voltage wire falls to the ground, in order to avoid being hit by step voltage, it is necessary to approach the victim either in small steps or by jumping on closed legs.


In severe electric injury, clinical death or “imaginary death” is often observed. Resuscitation with electric shock, as a rule, are more effective than with any other form of sudden death. It is necessary to persistently carry out mechanical ventilation and closed heart massage, sometimes for quite a long time (up to 30-40 minutes) necessary for the functional restoration of the centers of the medulla oblongata. Upon the arrival of the ambulance car, it becomes possible to carry out electrical defibrillation, which is one of the most effective resuscitation measures for electric shock.

All victims of electrical current, even in satisfactory condition, should be hospitalized. Further treatment is carried out syndromically, in accordance with the clinic of the particular victim.
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FIRST AID FOR ELECTRIC INJURY

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