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Document ID (ISN)37540
CIS number 82-621
ISSN - Serial title 0049-8610 - Zeitschrift für die gesamte Hygiene und ihre Grenzgebiete
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kupfer J., Bastek R., Eggert S.
Title Limit values for the prevention of fatal electrical accidents
Original title Grenzwerte zur Vermeidung von Unfällen durch elektrischen Strom mit tödlichem Ausgang [in German]
Bibliographic information Jan. 1981, Vol.27, No.1, p.9-12. Illus. 24 ref.
Abstract Amperage threshold limits for cardiac fibrillation were determined on pigs. Mathematical formulae for the calculation of the fibrillation threshold, description of the mechanism involved and proposal of a curve of the amperage limit as a function of time. Comparison of the results with those of other authors.
Descriptors (primary) electricity; threshold currents; fibrillation
Descriptors (secondary) determination of exposure limits; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Cardiovascular diseases