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ALLMedicine Snakebite Center

Research & Reviews  829 results

Bothrops atrox Snakebite: How a Bad Decision May Lead to a Chronic Disability: A Case R...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2020.03.001
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Sachett JAG, Val FF et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Snakebites are a neglected and underestimated global health hazard. In the Brazilian Amazon, Bothrops snakebites are the most prevalent and may lead to severe complications. Here we describe a severe case of Bothrops atrox snakebite that, owing to...

When It Comes to Snakebites, Kids Are Little Adults: a Comparison of Adults and Childre...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-020-00776-6
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology; Levine M, Ruha AM et. al.

May 10th, 2020 - Rattlesnake envenomations are a significant cause of morbidity in the USA. While pediatric rattlesnake envenomations are relatively common, data comparing adult and pediatric patients with rattlesnake envenomations remain limited. This multi-cente...

Radial artery aneurysm formation and spontaneous rupture after snake bite to the right ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.04.098
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Linfeng W, Lutao X et. al.

May 3rd, 2020 - To report the outcome of a patient who developed aneurysm after a Deinagkistrodon acutus snakebite. A 65-year-old man, bitten by Deinagkistrodon acutus in his right forearm, came to our hospital 10 h after the bite. A pulsatile bulge was found on ...

Trends in Snakebites Related to Texas Tropical Storms and Hurricanes, 2000-2017.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2020.01.008
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Schulte J, Haynes A et. al.

Apr 20th, 2020 - Anecdotal media reports suggest an increase in snakebites after hurricanes. After Hurricane Harvey, several households called Texas poison control centers to report snakebites that occurred when rising water flooded homes. Patterns of snakebite be...

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Arabian Saw-Scaled Viper (Echis coloratus) Bite: C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7176588
The American Journal of Case Reports; Obeidat MB, Al-Swailmeen AM et. al.

Apr 15th, 2020 - BACKGROUND Consumption coagulopathy post envenomation is one the most common complications after a snakebite. It occurs secondary to activation of a coagulation cascade by snake venom and could be followed by a syndrome consistent with thrombotic ...

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Guidelines  2 results

Pressure immobilization after North American Crotalinae snake envenomation
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/15563650.2011.610802
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY

Nov 7th, 2011 - Given that the primary toxic effect of envenomation is local tissue injury, mortality is not an ideal outcome measure to extrapolate to human crotaline envenomation. Available evidence fails to establish the efficacy of pressure immobilization in.

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3042971
BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.

Feb 4th, 2011 - Envenomation by crotaline snakes (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead) is a complex, potentially lethal condition affecting thousands of people in the United States each year. Treatment of crotaline envenomation is not standardized, and significa...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  859 results

Bothrops atrox Snakebite: How a Bad Decision May Lead to a Chronic Disability: A Case R...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2020.03.001
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Sachett JAG, Val FF et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Snakebites are a neglected and underestimated global health hazard. In the Brazilian Amazon, Bothrops snakebites are the most prevalent and may lead to severe complications. Here we describe a severe case of Bothrops atrox snakebite that, owing to...

When It Comes to Snakebites, Kids Are Little Adults: a Comparison of Adults and Childre...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-020-00776-6
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology; Levine M, Ruha AM et. al.

May 10th, 2020 - Rattlesnake envenomations are a significant cause of morbidity in the USA. While pediatric rattlesnake envenomations are relatively common, data comparing adult and pediatric patients with rattlesnake envenomations remain limited. This multi-cente...

Radial artery aneurysm formation and spontaneous rupture after snake bite to the right ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.04.098
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Linfeng W, Lutao X et. al.

May 3rd, 2020 - To report the outcome of a patient who developed aneurysm after a Deinagkistrodon acutus snakebite. A 65-year-old man, bitten by Deinagkistrodon acutus in his right forearm, came to our hospital 10 h after the bite. A pulsatile bulge was found on ...

Trends in Snakebites Related to Texas Tropical Storms and Hurricanes, 2000-2017.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2020.01.008
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Schulte J, Haynes A et. al.

Apr 20th, 2020 - Anecdotal media reports suggest an increase in snakebites after hurricanes. After Hurricane Harvey, several households called Texas poison control centers to report snakebites that occurred when rising water flooded homes. Patterns of snakebite be...

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Arabian Saw-Scaled Viper (Echis coloratus) Bite: C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7176588
The American Journal of Case Reports; Obeidat MB, Al-Swailmeen AM et. al.

Apr 15th, 2020 - BACKGROUND Consumption coagulopathy post envenomation is one the most common complications after a snakebite. It occurs secondary to activation of a coagulation cascade by snake venom and could be followed by a syndrome consistent with thrombotic ...

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News  29 results

From Cow Manure to Sucking Venom: Snakebite Treatment Myths
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920116

Oct 29th, 2019 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, editorial advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. Managing snakebites has traditionally relied on antivenoms that treat specific types of snake envenom...

How a Snakebite and Sudden Death Led to Cardiology and Writing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915942

Aug 11th, 2019 - Robert A. Harrington, MD: Hi. This is Bob Harrington from Stanford University, speaking here on theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology. Over the past several years, I've had the opportunity to talk with researchers in the field of cardiovascular medic...

'Hidden Health Crisis' of Snakebites Gets $100 Million Funding Injection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913095

May 16th, 2019 - LONDON (Reuters) - A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more. The proje...

Snakebite Medicine With Dr Abo: Times Have Changed
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/910583

Mar 25th, 2019 - Editor's Note: Oh my, the handling of venomous snakes! Here is an exclusive interview with Benjamin N. Abo, DO, EMT-P, an attending emergency medicine physician and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of ...

How to Survive Snake Season: Advise Your Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/897353

May 29th, 2018 - Welcome to snake season. As the weather warms up, serpents will start to slither out of their winter hideouts and, inevitably, cross paths with humans. Such encounters may end in a trip to the emergency room. "Throughout the spring and summer mont...

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