Lightning #4 – Lightning-Related Injuries
Sleep disorders – Irritability
Fine psychomotor function difficulty – Sympathetic nervous system dysfunction
Paresthesias – Atrophic spinal paralysis
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Memory disturbance – short term
Concentration disturbance – loss of focus, easily distracted
Difficulty coding new information
Difficulty accessing stored or old information
Cognitive powers – decreased mental manipulation, decreased problem-solving
High executive functioning – decreased multitasking
The Goal of Prevention – Don’t be a Conductor!
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