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Electric shock - Wikipedia

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Electric shock is the physiological reaction or injury caused by electric current passing through ... Still larger currents can cause fibrillation of the heart and damage to tissues. Death caused by...

Electric Shock Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Electric Shock ...

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Dec 10, 2015 ... How Does Electric Shock and Lightning Work? ... a possible broken bone resulting from the electric shock causing violent muscle contraction.

Electrical injury: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Jan 12, 2015 ... Electric current can cause injury in three ways: ... person who is being electrocuted by high-voltage electrical current (such as power lines) until ...

electricity - What causes an electric shock - Current or Voltage ...

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Sep 14, 2012 ... What causes an electric shock - Current or Voltage? ... In simple words, will it cause more "electric - shock" when the voltage is high or Current ...

Electric Shocks Can Cause Neurologic And Neuropsychological ...

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May 16, 2008 ... Researchers have shown that an electric shock ranging from 120 to 52000 volts can cause neurologic and neuropsychological symptoms in ...

How Does Electrocution Kill You? | RealClearScience

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Feb 18, 2015 ... The latter phenomenon is why an electrocution above a certain amperage will cause your muscles to clench and make it impossible for a ...

Electric Shock - WebMD

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Low voltage electricity (less than 500 volts) does not normally cause significant injury to humans. Exposure to high ...

Physiological Effects of Electricity : Electrical Safety - Electronics ...

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... experienced some form of electric “shock,” where electricity causes our body to ... Muscles triggered by an external (shock) current will involuntarily contract, ...

The Effects of Electric Shock on the Body - Health Guidance

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The current can result in damage of tissues or fibrillation if it is of high voltage. Electric shock can also cause death and is referred to as electrocution. It is usually ...