Lightning strikes more than once
A 27 year old male was reading a Benjamin Franklin biography and watching the famous Movie Jackass as well. Unfortunately, he became inspired by both at the same time -- and recreated Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite experiment. In the process of recreating the experiment, he was struck by lightning -- he had a significant amount of metal earrings on that EMS suspects might have contributed to this. Which of the following is true?
A. Blood is the path of least resistance for electricity to move through
B. Ventricular fibrillation is the most common cause of cardiac arrest
C. Keraunoparalysis is most often transient and does not require treatment
D. Troponins have prognostic utility for determining admission
E. Victims can benefit from prolonged CPR