The long-term consequences of lightning injuries.

@article{Muehlberger2001TheLC,
  title={The long-term consequences of lightning injuries.},
  author={Thomas Muehlberger and Peter M Vogt and AndrewM. Munster},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          829-33
        }
}
The risk of being struck by lightning is extremely low. Although dying instantly through lightning-induced cardiac arrest is a well-documented cause of death, the majority of cases reported in the literature describe infrequently occurring and enormously disparate sequelae of this injury. A total number of 12 patients were treated in our burn intensive care unit following a lightning accident within a period of 12 years. We have analysed the incidence of cardiac, muscular and sensory… CONTINUE READING
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