Radiation burns may be caused by solar ultraviolet radiation (sunburn), welder’s arc, lasers, industrial microwave equipment and nuclear radiation.
Cover radiation burns with a clean, dry dressing to prevent infection.
An electric shock occurs when a person encounters an electrical energy source. Electrical energy flows through a portion of the body causing a shock. Exposure to electrical energy may result in no injury at all or may result in devastating damage or death.
The most common injuries from electric shock include.