Electrical Shock

Call 911 if the child:

  • Has been injured by an electrical shock

Electrical shocks always need emergency medical attention -- even if your child seems to be fine afterward.

Follow the directions of emergency personnel.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 29, 2018

Sources

SOURCES:

HealthyChildren.org: "Electric Shock."

MedlinePlus: "Electrical Injury."

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