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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_shock

The voltage-current characteristic of human skin is non-linear and depends on many factors such as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrocution

Electrocution is death caused by electric shock, electric current passing through the body. The word is derived from "electro" and "execution", but it is also used ...

www.physics.ohio-state.edu/~p616/safety/fatal_current.html

Individuals have been electrocuted by appliances using ordinary house currents ... and by electrical apparatus in industry using as little as 42 volts direct current.

www.emedicinehealth.com/electric_shock/article_em.htm

Dec 10, 2015 ... Electric shock can result in a minor or severe injury to a person. ... shock by the low voltage (110-220 volts) found in typical household current.

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/410681_3

The high voltage direct current (DC) electrocution tends to cause a single muscle contraction, throwing its victim from the source. These patients tend to have ...

physics.stackexchange.com/questions/36440/what-causes-an-electric-shock-current-or-voltage

Though voltage and current are two interdependent physical quantity, ... If we model the path for the current through the human body as a resistor, ...

www.realclearscience.com/blog/2015/02/what_electricity_does_to_your_body.html

Feb 18, 2015 ... Amperage (A) is a measure of current flow, i.e., how many electrons flow ... The latter phenomenon is why an electrocution above a certain ...

hypertextbook.com/facts/2000/JackHsu.shtml

"The damage caused by electric shock depends on the current flowing through the body -- 1 mA can be felt; 5 mA is painful. Above 15 mA, a person loses ...

hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/shock.html

Electric Shock. The primary variable for determining the severity of electric shock is the electric current which passes through the body. This current is of course ...