Our goals in preparing this website are to provide the following:
- An informational and educational tool for survivors of a lightning strike and the physicians who treat them.
- An educational resource for students, teachers, and the media.
What this site does not do:
- Give specific medical advice to any individual.
- Give advice on protection of buildings or structures.
DISCLAIMER – General statements made in this site should not be taken as recommendations for a specific course of treatment for any individual. Specific medical advice should be obtained through consultation with a physician or other trained health care professional.
Mary Ann Cooper, MD, Professor Emerita
University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine
All rights reserved by Mary Ann Cooper, MD.