Electric injuriesMurat Orak, Mehmet Üstündağ, Cahfer Güloğlu, Emin Uysal, Mustafa Burak SayhanDicle University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Diyarbakir
The electricity injury is the one of the major trauma causing mortality, and morbidity. We report 3 cases, admitted our emergiency department with electric injury caused by nakedKeywords: Burns, electric injuries, emergency department, mortality
electric cable touching. All cases had compartment syndrome and undergone fasiotomy operations. They were transported to advanced intensive care units of burning. In this study, we would like to report that without any precaution and information, emergency depatment personals would be faced with interesting electric injuries that effect more than one people cases which havent been reported in medical literatures.
Toplu elektrik çarpmasıMurat Orak, Mehmet Üstündağ, Cahfer Güloğlu, Emin Uysal, Mustafa Burak SayhanDicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır
Anahtar Kelimeler: Yanıklar, elektrik yaralanması, acil servis, mortalite
Murat Orak, Mehmet Üstündağ, Cahfer Güloğlu, Emin Uysal, Mustafa Burak Sayhan. Electric injuries. Medeniyet Med J. 2007; 22(1): 33-35
Corresponding Author: Murat Orak, Türkiye