Home  |   Tool Kit  |   Library   |  Sponsor   |   Help Us   |   Contact Us

Services & Resources on this site 
reflect the best practices in the field of 
Traumatic Brain Injury

Providing wealth of information, creative solutions and leadership on issues related to brain injury since 1985
206-621-8558

Copyright © 1998 Head Injury Hotline
Electric Shock & Lightning Strike Resources

Autograf
Specialty Haircare Products

Resources
Support Groups
Little Red School House
Noteworthy Publications
Federal Government Sites
Caregiver Resources
Brain Injury Links
 
Health Resources
Brain Injury Resources

A Few Good Doctors
Doctor Checklist
Rehab Facilities
Rehab Finder
Rehab Checklist
Feedback

If you've 
been helped 
by the 
information 
on this site
help us to 
keep it here
for you 
Donate

Learn About Brain Injury
Brain Injury Types
Brain Injury Checklist
Brain Injury Glossary
Brain Injury Costs
Brain Injury FAQ
Brain Map
 
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Donate that Car and get a tax break 
Brain Injury Publications

Our Medical Advisors
Bill Levinger, MD
Emergency Medicine

Hugh R. MacMahon, MD
Neurology, Sea, WA

  The resources and services on this page are designed to help you understand a variety of issues surrounding brain injury due to electric shock and lightning strike. 
Dr. H. Hooshmand, M.D., Neurological Assoc Pain Management Ctr and Assoc, 1255 37th Street, Suite B, Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Phone: 772-770-9339    Fax: 772-770-5660
url: http://www.rsdrx.com/electrical_injuries.htm
Electric Shock and Lightning Strike Support Group --  Lightning Strike & Electric Shock Survivors International, Inc, PO Box 1156, Jacksonville, NC 28541-1156 - Telephone:  910-346-4708; Fax: 910-346-4708 - url:  http://.www.lightning-strike.org - email:  lightning@nternet.net 
Lightning Injury Research -- Dr. Mary Ann Cooper, MD, FACEP, Assoc. Professor & Director Lightning & Electrical Injury Evaluation Program,  Deputy Head of Academic Affairs - University of Illinois at Chicago. Sensitive to needs of electric shock and lightening strike survivors. url: http://www.uic.edu:80/~macooper/cindex.htm -- email:
Lightning Strike Survivor List (LSSL) is an on-line email support group -- An on-line email support group 
url: http://www.egroups.com/group/lightningstrike 
email: lightningstrike-owner@egroups.com
Lightning Strike Survivor's Resource Page -- 
url:  http://www3.bc.sympatico.ca/lightningsurvivor/
Mensana Clinic -- Specialize in the treatment of Lightning Strike and Electric Shock injuries.  1718 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson, MD  21153 -- Telephone: 410-653-2403 Fax: 410-653-3633 
url: http://www.mensanaclinic.com -- email: info@mensanaclinic.com
National Lightning Safety Institute -- 
url: http://www.lightningsafety.com
Thunderstorms and Camping Safety -- url:http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/~doswell/tstm_camping_safety.html

Learn About Electric Shock
Dr. H. Hooshmand, M.D., Neurological Assoc Pain Management Ctr and Assoc, 1255 37th Street, Suite B, Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Phone: 772-770-9339    Fax: 772-770-5660
url: http://www.rsdrx.com/electrical_injuries.htm

Selected Bibliography Lightning 
Wilbourn, A.J., 1995: Peripheral nerve disorders in electrical and lightning injuries. Seminars in Neurology, 15, 241-255.
Wilks, G., 1879: Case of lightning stroke. Lancet, 2, 655.
Wood, R.A., 1985: A dangerous family: The thunderstorm and its offspring. Weatherwise, 38, 131-135.
Woods, J.D., 1952: Spinal atrophic paralysis following lightning stroke. South African Medical Journal, 26, 92-93.
Wright, F.W., Jr., and K.C. Silk, 1974: Acoustic and vestibular defects in lightning survivors. Laryngoscope, 84, 1378-1387.
Yarnell, P.R. and D.P. Lammertse, 1995: Neurorehabilitation of lightning and electrical injuries. Seminars in Neurology, 15, 391-396.
Zack, F., U. Hammer, I. Klett, and R. Wegener, 1997: Myocardial injury due to lightning. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 110, 326-328.
Youngs, R.J. Deck, P. Kwok, and M. Hawke, 1988: Severe sensorineural hearing loss caused by lightning. Archives of
Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, 14, 1184-1187.
Zubarev, S.F., 1971: A case of bilateral cataract from lightning. Sov. Zdravoorkhar Kirg., 3, 62-63.
 
 

 
Brain Injury Resource Center: Providing Difficult to Find Information on Brain Injury Since 1985
up arrow
Back to Top


Bright Ideas
brain@headinjury.com


Copyright © 1998 Brain Injury Resource Center