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Injury from lightning strike while using mobile phone

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1513

Rapid Response:

Prof. K.K.Bhakoo

Surely worth mentioning, indeed, implicit in this article, is that
during electric
storms considerable vulnerability is also posed by various metallic items
jewelry - like rings, necklaces, bracelets etc., - in direct contact with
the skin...

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

25 June 2006
Kuldeep Bhakoo
Trenchard Close, KT12 5QT