Predictive Factors for Clinical Severity and Cardiopulmonary Arrest in Pediatric Electrical Injuries in Southeastern Turkey

Caglar A., Ayvaz A., Guzecicek A., Yildirim A., Karaarslan U., Babayigit A., ...More

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, vol.34, no.9, pp.661-664, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0000000000000832
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.661-664
  • Keywords: electrical injuries, low voltage, cardiac arrest, ELECTROCUTION-RELATED MORTALITY, CHILDREN, DEATHS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective An electrical injury (EI) is an emergency that causes high morbidity and mortality each year. The aim of this study was to define the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory factors that might predict severe patients and cardiac arrest in pediatric EI cases.