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February 8, 1913

Electric Injuries.

JAMA. 1913;60(6):471. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340060063043

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Flash and contact burns are briefly described and simple methods of treatment outlined. The chief point of value made is that many persons rendered apparently lifeless by electric shocks may be revived by the timely use of artifical respiration; a simple method of performing it, called the "prone pressure method," is described and illustrated. Following this are brief chapters on "Minor Surgery and First Aid," "Infections" and "Effects of Occupation on Health," in which is found little more than a few simple, every-day facts in physiology.

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