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What Happens When You Get Electrocuted?

Most of the cases we call “electrocutions” are actually electric shocks: an electric current running through a body. Whether an electric shock becomes an electrocution depends on the nature of the current involved.

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Sources: http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/injuries-and-poisoning/electrical-and-lightning-injuries/electrical-injuries
https://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/nervous-system/human-body-make-electricity.htm
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