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Medical Follow-up and Discharge of Individuals Receiving Electric Shock or Blunt Trauma from Non-Lethal Weapons: Guidelines

Last updated: August 16, 2019
Project Number: RB1378-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding medical follow-up and discharge of people who have received an electric shock from a conducted electrical weapon or blunt trauma from a projectile-based weapon?

Key Message

Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding medical follow-up and discharge of people who have received an electric shock from a conducted electrical weapon or blunt trauma from a projectile-based weapon.