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ALLMedicine™ Snakebite Center

Research & Reviews  388 results

Clinical outcomes and outcome measurement tools reported in randomised controlled trial...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009589
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Abouyannis M, Aggarwal D et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2021 - Snakebite is a priority neglected tropical disease and causes a range of complications that vary depending on the snake species. Randomised clinical trials have used varied outcome measures that do not allow results to be compared or combined. In ...

Snakebite-associated thrombotic microangiopathy: an Australian prospective cohort study...
https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2021.1948559
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Noutsos T, Currie BJ et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Snakebite-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) occurs in a subset of patients with venom-induced consumption coagulopathy (VICC) following snakebite. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is the commonest end-organ manifestation of TMA. The epidemiolog...

The Burden of Snakebite in Rural Communities in Kenya: A Household Survey.
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-0266
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Ooms GI, van Oirschot J et. al.

Jul 20th, 2021 - Annually, about 2.7 million snakebite envenomings occur worldwide, primarily affecting those living in rural regions. Effective treatment exists but is scarce, and traditional treatments are commonly used. To inform context-specific policies in Ke...

The first reported snakebite by an African snake-eater, Polemon spp. (Atractaspididae, ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2021.07.006
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Weinstein SA, Warrell DA et. al.

Jul 20th, 2021 - The first reported snakebite by an African snake-eater, Polemon spp. (Atractaspididae, Aparallactinae); Local envenoming by Reinhardt's snake-eater, Polemon acanthias (Reinhardt, 1860). Toxicon XX, xxx. A 51-yr-old male herpetologist was bitten on...

Prevention and improvement of clinical management of snakebite in Southern Asian countr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2021.07.008
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Mukherjee AK, Mackessy SP

Jul 20th, 2021 - In the Southern Asian countries, snakebite takes a substantial toll in terms of human life, inflicts acute morbidity and long term disability both physical and psychological, and therefore represents a neglected socio-economic problem and severe h...

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Guidelines  1 results

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 5th, 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  3 results

A Study to Compare Adaptive Support Ventilation vs. Volume Controlled Ventilation for Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients With Neuroparalytic Snake Envenomation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02877498

Sep 1st, 2017 - Snake envenoming is a common medical emergency encountered in the tropical countries, and an estimated 35,000 -50,000 people die of snakebite every year in India. The bites of elapid snakes cause predominantly neurotoxicity, which manifests as ocu...

Non-inferiority Trial of Two Snake Antivenoms in CAR (PAVES)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02694952

Jun 2nd, 2017 - The study is designed as a randomized, double-blind, non-inferiority trial among patients suffering envenoming following snakebite in Paoua, Central African Republic. The primary aim of the study is to assess the non-inferiority of EchiTabPlus-ICP...

Copperhead Envenomation Observational Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01651299

May 13th, 2013 - This observational study will document the patient's recovery from copperhead snakebite. All care provided will be at the discretion of the treating physician in accordance with the local standard of care.

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News  14 results

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940764

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The days of incising a snakebite and sucking out the poison are long over, but the current treatment for venomous snakebites remains archaic. Sinc...

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940764

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center.   Dr. Matthew Lewin, founder of the Center for Exploration and Travel Health at the California Academy of Sciences, was researching snakebite trea...

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

Oct 30th, 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...

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

Oct 30th, 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...

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about?channel=234
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

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