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In general, the traditional rules for mass triage should not be applied to patients with lightningstrike injuries.1,59 It has been proposed that first responders should employ a reversed mass triage protocol if multiple lightning-strike victims are encountered.1,59 This is in contrast to usual disaster management protocols for other sources of trauma where those who appear dead are abandoned in the hopes of saving the most lives.

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