conducted electrical weapon

conducted electrical weapon

n. Abbr. CEW
A weapon designed to cause neuromuscular incapacitation by administering an electric shock through fine wires attached to a pair of darts fired from a gunlike device.
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For example, all Sturbridge police officers are equipped with a Taser, or conducted electrical weapon, for routine patrols or emergency calls.
Physiologic effects of prolonged conducted electrical weapon discharge on intoxicated adults.
Physiological effects of a conducted electrical weapon on human subjects.
Cardiovascular and physiologic effects of conducted electrical weapon discharge in resting adults.
Human cardiovascular effects of a new generation conducted electrical weapon.
Patients who complain of chest pain after exposure to a conducted electrical weapon should be evaluated for myocardial injury.
Conducted electrical weapon use by law enforcement: an evaluation of safety and injury.
Immediate cardiovascular effects of the Taser X26 conducted electrical weapon.
Conducted electrical weapons such as the Taser have been used by law-enforcement officers on several hundred thousand criminal suspects.
Use of conducted electrical weapons may reduce the need for use of more lethal weapons, such as firearms, and has been shown to reduce the risk of injury both to police officers and to suspects.