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Research & Reviews  141 results

Social Media as an Information, Education and Communication Tool for Rabies Prevention: An Interventional Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05702008

Jan 27th, 2023 - Background: Rabies is a fatal disease that can be avoided by treating animal bites promptly. Hence, post-exposure prophylaxis is critical. As a result, the National Rabies Control Program was approved under the 12th five-year plan in India. One of...

Animal Bites to the Head and Neck
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/881171-overview

Jan 6th, 2023 - Practice Essentials Animal bites are not uncommon occurrences. However, patients who are treated in emergency centers represent only a small percentage of all bite victims. Although notification is mandatory in many states, an estimated 50% of all...

Animal Bites to the Head and Neck
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/881171-overview

Jan 6th, 2023 - Practice Essentials Animal bites are not uncommon occurrences. However, patients who are treated in emergency centers represent only a small percentage of all bite victims. Although notification is mandatory in many states, an estimated 50% of all...

Animal Bites to the Head and Neck
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/881171-print

Jan 6th, 2023 - Practice Essentials Animal bites are not uncommon occurrences. However, patients who are treated in emergency centers represent only a small percentage of all bite victims. Although notification is mandatory in many states, an estimated 50% of all...

Assessment of the rabies education among middle secondary school students of southeaste...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9744285
PloS One; Lungten L, Tenzin T et. al.

Dec 13th, 2022 - Rabies is one of the most important zoonotic diseases that mostly affect children. We conducted a rabies education among 129 secondary school children (intervention group = 94 students, control group = 35 students) in two schools in southeast Bhut...

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Guidelines  1 results

Biting the hand that feeds you: Management of human and animal bites.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.11.045
Injury Elcock KL, Reid J et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Bites from animal and humans represent a very small proportion of all the patients presenting to emergency departments, However, they require prompt medical and surgical intervention in order to minimise the risk of infection, that may lead to lim...

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Drugs  31 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Social Media as an Information, Education and Communication Tool for Rabies Prevention: An Interventional Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05702008

Jan 27th, 2023 - Background: Rabies is a fatal disease that can be avoided by treating animal bites promptly. Hence, post-exposure prophylaxis is critical. As a result, the National Rabies Control Program was approved under the 12th five-year plan in India. One of...

Routine Antibiotic vs. Directed Antibiotic Treatment in Snake Bite
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02570347

Aug 12th, 2020 - Snake bite is a common clinical problem in India and elsewhere, affecting agricultural workers and rural population, resulting in thousands of deaths every year. Apart from causing systemic manifestations such as coagulopathy, acute renal failure,...

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News  13 results

Watch - Rabies in Haiti
https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/539786

Cases of rabies in dogs have been reported in Haiti, and dog vaccination against rabies is limited. Seek immediate medical attention for all animal bites or scratches.

Rabies Is Terrifying but Rare. Are We Overtreating It?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946066

Feb 18th, 2021 - Rabies is a terrifying disease. Once the virus enters a human host — typically by way of a bite from an infected animal — it creeps along from nerve cell to nerve cell until it reaches the brain. It usually takes a month or more for symptoms to sh...

NICE Issues New Guideline on Antimicrobial Prescribing for Human and Animal Bites
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940487

Nov 6th, 2020 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance setting out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites in adults and children. Metronidazole 400 mg three times a day. First-choice intra...

Fast Five Quiz: Dog and Cat Bites
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/933344_2

Jul 9th, 2020 - Pasteurella multocida infection is the most common infection contracted from cat bites. It may also be complicated by sepsis. Wound infections associated with animal bites usually have a polymicrobial etiology. Complications include rapidly progre...

New Rabies Test May Transform Animal-Bite Treatment
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/72907

May 16th, 2018 - A molecular test for rabies infection in animals that's dramatically easier to perform than current assays showed high sensitivity and specificity in analyzing real-world samples, CDC researchers said. In a press release announcing the results, th...

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Patient Education  10 results see all →