electrical shock

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Noun1.electrical shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the bodyelectrical shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
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ICDs and CRT-Ds are devices that provide pacing for slow heart rhythms, and electrical shock or pacing to stop dangerously fast heart rhythms.
A Gepco lineman namely Albert Maseeh (35) was electrocuted while another lineman Irfan Lateef (31) suffered burn wounds after receiving severe a electrical shock during work.
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Reported cases of hearing loss and facial nerve paralysis associated with low-voltage electrical shock are rare, and minimal information is available about this circumstance.
The testing of solid-state LED sources in products should not be that expensive or difficult, as the principles of fire and electrical shock hazard have been known since the early 1900s.
Musa Canpolat climbed an electric pole to replace an old bulb but he suffered an electrical shock.
9 November 2009 - Finnish handset maker Nokia Oyj (HEL: NOK1V) said today it will exchange some of its chargers produced by a subcontractor this year due to a potential risk of electrical shock for the users.
Additionally, in May 2005, a Virginia class submarine reported a personal electrical shock resulting from a Sailor turning on his bunk light.
In the present study we sought to examine the efficacy of an electrocardiographic parameter, 'amplitude spectrum area' (AMSA), to predict the likelihood that any one electrical shock would restore a perfusing rhythm during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in human victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
When the researchers gave the cells an electrical shock, the cells produced a spurt of glutamate that indeed tripped the nanosensors.
Furthermore, BPA-treated offspring significantly increased the number of failures to avoid electrical unconditioned stimuli within 5-sec electrical shock presentation compared with the control offspring.

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