Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:


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:

Spectacle wearers?

Should those of us who wear spectacles also remove them during a
storm? Does the use of a mobile actually increase the chance of being
struck or just increase the potential fatality or long term damage when

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

26 June 2006
Chris Allen
Trainee Public Health Analyst
Greenbank, Preston. PR1 7LY