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Document ID (ISN)53678
CIS number 90-629
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hauf R.
Title First aid and treatment of accidents due to electric current
Original title Beiträge zur Ersten Hilfe und Behandlung von Unfällen durch elektrischen Strom [in German]
Bibliographic information Forschungsstelle für Elektropathologie, Reutebachgasse 11, 7800 Freiburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1986. 601p. Illus. Bibl. ref.
Abstract Collected papers of an international conference held 11-13 Sep. 1986 in Freiburg, Federal Republic of Germany. Topics: general electropathology of the heart and the nervous system; determinants of cardiac fibrillation; thermal effects in living tissue; damage and regeneration of nerves; extrapolation animal-man; dealing with electric burns; follow-up of an earlier conference on shock safety criteria; International Electrotechnical Commission Publication 479 on circuit breakers; internationally comparable statistics on electrical accidents; electrical accidents at Electricité de France; exposure to and effects of 50-60Hz electric and magnetic fields; exposure limits for electromagnetic fields at frequencies of 0-3000GHz; safety of pacemaker wearers; research in the USA and Japan.
Descriptors (primary) electromagnetic radiation; magnetic fields; biological effects; electric fields
Descriptors (secondary) current frequency; fibrillation; electric burns; conference; extrapolation animal man; human experiments; standardization; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Electromagnetic fields