Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

electrotrauma

Mechanisms of the damage and morphological changes in nervous system in case of electrical trauma

Year: 2010, volume 6 Issue: №2 Pages: 374-377
Heading: Neurology Article type: Review
Authors: A.E. Khrulev, V.N. Grigorieva, S.E. Khrulev
Organization: N. Novgorod State Medical Academy, N. Novgorod Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Summary:

The literary data analysis, permitting to characterize the mechanisms of the damage and morphological changes in nervous system in case of electrical trauma, is presented. A role of electrical current injury in a development of neurological pathology is regarded in detail

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THE STATE OF THE PROBLEM OF DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT OF ELECTROTHERMAL BURNS IN SAMARA REGION

Year: 2008, volume 4 Issue: №4 Pages: 112-115
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: A. V. Tolstov
Organization: Samara State Medical University
Summary:

With the purpose of the improvement of results of patients' treatment in case of electrothermal burns the analysis has been carried out for the period of 11 years. Thus 235 patients have been admitted to the hospital with electrical injury over this time span. Frequencyofelectrothermal burns acounts for 1,25% up to 2,5 % per one year. 119 children constitute 50,6 % of all patients. Lethality among the patients with electrical injuries acounts for 2,5%. Generalized infection in the form of sepsis and bacteremia can be revealed in 13,6 %of all patients. The proper classification of electrotrauma has been worked out

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