Lentis/Tazers and Stun Guns

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Hello Messrs Cameron, Chawan and Ellis! You may begin your chapter here. -PN

Initial source search yielded the following results:

ER/Police Implications

Introduction of the Taser into British policing. Implications for UK emergency departments: an overview of electronic weaponry. A Bleetman, R Steyn, C Lee. Emerg Med J. 2004 March; 21(2): 136–140.

Relation of Taser (Electrical Stun Gun) Deployment to Increase in In-Custody Sudden Deaths. Byron K. Lee MDa, Eric Vittinghoff PhDc, Dean Whiteman BSa, Minna Parka, Linda L. Lau BSb and Zian H. Tseng MD. The American Journal of Cardiology. Volume 103, Issue 6, 15 March 2009, Pages 877-880.

Review article: Emergency department implications of the TASER. Megan Robb, Benjamin Close, Jeremy Furyk and Peter Aitken, Emergency Department, The Townsville Hospital, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Source: EMERGENCY MEDICINE AUSTRALASIA Volume: 21 Issue: 4 Pages: 250-258 Published: AUG 2009

Safety aspects

Electrical Parameters of Projectile Stun Guns. Wayne C McDaniel, Member, IEEE, Andrew Benwell, Scott Kovaleski, Member, IEEE.

Cardiac Effects of Electrical Stun Guns: Does Position of Barbs Contact Make a Difference? DHANUNJAYA LAKKIREDDY, M.D.,* DONALD WALLICK,† ATUL VERMA, M.D.,‡ KAY RYSCHON, M.S.,* WILLIAM KOWALEWSKI, B.S.,† OUSSAMA WAZNI, M.D.,† JAGDISH BUTANY, M.D.,§ DAVID MARTIN, M.D.,† and PATRICK J.TCHOU, M.D.†. Pacing & Clinical Electrophysiology Apr2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p398 11p.

Pulse Variations of a Conducted Energy Weapon (Similar to the TASER((R)) X26 Device): Effects on Muscle Contraction and Threshold for Ventricular Fibrillation. Charles W. Beason,1 M.S.; James R. Jauchem,2 Ph.D.; C. D. Clark III,1 B.S.; James E. Parker,1 M.S.; and David A. Fines,1 B.S. JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES Volume: 54 Issue: 5 Pages: 1113-1118 Published: SEP 2009