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Electric Injuries MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Electric Injuries
Tree Number(s)
C26.324
Unique ID
D004556
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004556
Annotation
consider also BURNS, ELECTRIC; accidental shock by electricity is ELECTRIC INJURIES, not ELECTROSHOCK (for exper shock by electricity usually in psychol lit)
Scope Note
Injuries caused by electric currents. The concept excludes electric burns (BURNS, ELECTRIC), but includes accidental electrocution and electric shock.
Entry Version
ELECTRIC INJ
Entry Term(s)
Electrocution, Accidental
Injuries, Electric
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
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Electric Injuries Preferred
Electrocution, Accidental Narrower
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