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Research & Reviews  37 results

Hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale and Hypnale zara) envenoming in Deniyaya, Sri Lan...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.10.026
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Witharana EWRA, Gnanathasan A et. al.

Nov 4th, 2020 - Hypnale hypnale, Hypnale zara and Hypnale nepa are the three species of Hump nosed pit vipers that are implicated in human bites in Sri Lanka. H. zara and H. nepa are two endemic species to the country. The objective of the study was to characteri...

Challenging Dogma: Optimal Treatment of the "Fight Bite".
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7543217
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Harper CM, Dowlatshahi AS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2019 - Background: The optimal treatment of human bites to the dorsal metacarpophalangeal region (ie, "fight bite") in the absence of gross purulence is controversial. Few studies have compared the outcomes of operative debridement with expectant wound c...

Society guideline links: Human bites
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/society-guideline-links-human-bites

Introduction This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society...

Human bites: Evaluation and management
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/human-bites-evaluation-and-management
Larry M Baddour

INTRODUCTION The evaluation and management of human bite wounds will be discussed here. Issues related to animal bite wounds are discussed separately. (See "Animal bites: Evaluation and management".) EPIDEMIOLOGY It is estimated that 250,000 human...

Human and Animal Bites.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2017-0212
Pediatrics in Review; Bula-Rudas FJ, Olcott JL

Oct 2nd, 2018 - In the United States, nearly 56% of households owned a pet in 2011 according to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The survey also reports that approximately 70 million dogs and 74...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  45 results

Hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale and Hypnale zara) envenoming in Deniyaya, Sri Lan...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.10.026
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Witharana EWRA, Gnanathasan A et. al.

Nov 4th, 2020 - Hypnale hypnale, Hypnale zara and Hypnale nepa are the three species of Hump nosed pit vipers that are implicated in human bites in Sri Lanka. H. zara and H. nepa are two endemic species to the country. The objective of the study was to characteri...

Challenging Dogma: Optimal Treatment of the "Fight Bite".
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7543217
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Harper CM, Dowlatshahi AS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2019 - Background: The optimal treatment of human bites to the dorsal metacarpophalangeal region (ie, "fight bite") in the absence of gross purulence is controversial. Few studies have compared the outcomes of operative debridement with expectant wound c...

Society guideline links: Human bites
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/society-guideline-links-human-bites

Introduction This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society...

Human bites: Evaluation and management
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/human-bites-evaluation-and-management
Larry M Baddour

INTRODUCTION The evaluation and management of human bite wounds will be discussed here. Issues related to animal bite wounds are discussed separately. (See "Animal bites: Evaluation and management".) EPIDEMIOLOGY It is estimated that 250,000 human...

Human and Animal Bites.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2017-0212
Pediatrics in Review; Bula-Rudas FJ, Olcott JL

Oct 2nd, 2018 - In the United States, nearly 56% of households owned a pet in 2011 according to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The survey also reports that approximately 70 million dogs and 74...

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News  3 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Key Aspects of Human Bite Wounds
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/894565

Apr 1st, 2018 - Approximately 10%-15% of human bite wounds become infected owing to multiple factors. The bacterial inoculum of human bite wounds contains as many as 100 million organisms per mL and is made up of as many as 190 different species. Many of these ar...

Human Bites A Penetrating Man-to-Man Trauma
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/5985

Jun 21st, 2007 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that a human bite is not usually life-threatening, but can be disfiguring. Note that treatment for such wounds is similar to the treatment for any potentially infected wound -- cleaning and closure, wit...

An Overview of Skin Antiseptics Used in Orthopaedic Surgery Procedures
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916804_3

Orthopaedic Surgery Specialties Hand Surgery Hand surgery infection rates are generally low, and multiple studies have shown an infection rate of less than 1%.[13,14] Some factors associated with SSIs in hand surgery include diabetes, immunosuppre...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →