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Descriptor English: Electric Injuries
Descriptor Spanish: Traumatismos por Electricidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Traumatismos por Eletricidade
Descriptor French: Électrotraumatisme
Entry term(s): Accidental Electrocution
Accidental Electrocutions
Electric Injury
Electrocution, Accidental
Electrocutions, Accidental
Injuries, Electric
Injury, Electric
Tree number(s): C26.324
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004556
Scope note: Injuries caused by electric currents. The concept excludes electric burns (BURNS, ELECTRIC), but includes accidental electrocution and electric shock.
Annotation: consider also BURNS, ELECTRIC; accidental shock by electricity is ELECTRIC INJURIES, not ELECTROSHOCK (for exper shock by electricity usually in psychol lit)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 73; was ELECTRIC INJURY 1963-72
Online Note: use ELECTRIC INJURIES to search ELECTRIC INJURY 1966-72
History Note: 73; was ELECTRIC INJURY 1963-72
Entry Version: ELECTRIC INJ
DeCS ID: 4628
Unique ID: D004556
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Electric Injuries - Preferred
Concept UI M0007166
Scope note Injuries caused by electric currents. The concept excludes electric burns (BURNS, ELECTRIC), but includes accidental electrocution and electric shock.
Preferred term Electric Injuries
Entry term(s) Electric Injury
Injuries, Electric
Injury, Electric
Electrocution, Accidental - Narrower
Concept UI M0007167
Preferred term Electrocution, Accidental
Entry term(s) Accidental Electrocution
Accidental Electrocutions
Electrocutions, Accidental



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