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Research & Reviews  826 results

Clinical Presentations, Treatments, and Outcomes of Non-native Snake Envenomations in t...
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the A... Basse J, Ruha AM et. al.

Sep 30th, 2022 - Non-native snake envenomations in the United States are uncommon with much unknown about a patient's presenting signs and symptoms. Antivenoms for non-native snake envenomations are not typically available in hospital pharmacies which may limit th...

CCL-2 and CXCL-8: Potential Prognostic Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury after a Bothro...
Mediators of Inflammation; Neves JCF, Ibiapina HNS et. al.

Sep 20th, 2022 - In the Brazilian Amazon, the snake Bothrops atrox is the primary cause of snakebites. B. atrox (BaV) venom can cause systemic pathophysiological changes such as acute kidney injury (AKI), which leads to the production of chemokines and cytokines i...

Hirata's disease (insulin autoimmune syndrome) following envenomation by a common krait.
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Senthilkumaran S, Miller SW et. al.

Sep 19th, 2022 - Snakebite envenomation is known to cause local as well as systemic haematological, myotoxic and neurological effects. Adverse effects on the endocrine system following envenomation are rarely reported. Hirata's disease, also known as insulin autoi...

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis following Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) envenomati...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Ghosh R, León-Ruiz M et. al.

Aug 31st, 2022 - Snakebite is a life-threatening and often-neglected public health hazard with high chronic disability and mortality, mainly faced by rural communities in the tropics/subtropics. Stroke and neuromuscular paralysis are the most severe neurological c...

Coral Snake Envenomation

Aug 24th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Approximately 40-50 species of venomous coral snakes exist in North America and South America, with the greatest variety from Mexico to northern South America. A number of African and Asian coral snake species also exist. All c...

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Guidelines  1 results

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
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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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  26 results

Point-of-care Ultrasound in the Assessment of Snake Bite

Jul 6th, 2022 - Arizona has the highest per capita rate of rattlesnake envenomation (the process by which venom is injected by the bite of a venomous animal) in the United States leading to millions of dollars in health care costs. Local tissue destruction typica...

Retrospective Evaluation of CroFab - Efficacy in Severe Envenomation

Jun 28th, 2022 - The objective of this study is to use previously collected retrospective observational data to compare treatment and outcome in patients treated with CroFab who have a severe envenomation to those with a mild/moderate envenomation.

A Study to Compare Adaptive Support Ventilation vs. Volume Controlled Ventilation for Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients With Neuroparalytic Snake Envenomation

Apr 20th, 2022 - 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...

Hemostatic Variables In Snakebite Study

Mar 31st, 2022 - The problem: Snakebite is a neglected disease of the poor in India. Nearly 50,000 individuals die of snake bite every year in the country, making it the region with most number of snakebite related deaths in the world. Snakebite though is one of t...

Subcutaneous Injection of Large Volumes of Tumescent Lidocaine and Epinephrine by Laypersons

Feb 8th, 2021 - The primary aim of this research is to demonstrate that of subcutaneous injection of tumescent (dilute) lidocaine and epinephrine (TLE) is safe, well tolerated, and easily performed by nearly anyone who is at least 16 years old. The primary aim wi...

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News  17 results

What’s Eating You? Megalopyge opercularis
Melba Estrella, MD, Dirk M. Elston, MD

Jul 8th, 2020 - Lepidoptera is the second largest order of the class Insecta and comprises approximately 160,000 species of butterflies and moths classified among approximately 124 families and subfamilies. Venomous properties have been identified in 12 of these.

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

What’s Eating You? Vespids Revisited
Tyler Evans, MD, Dirk M. Elston, MD

Jan 7th, 2020 - Identification The Hymenoptera order of insects includes Apidae (bees), Vespidae (wasps, yellow jackets, hornets), and Formicidae (fire ants). All 3 of these families of insects inject venom into their prey or as a defense mechanism via ovipositor.

What’s Eating You? Blister Beetles Revisited
Bonnie D. Hodge, MD, George W. Elgart, MD et. al.

Dec 6th, 2019 - Classification Blister beetles are both a scourge and the source of medical cantharidin (Figure 1). The term blister beetle refers to 3 families of the order Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, and Staphylinidae (Figure 2).

What’s Eating You? Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake Envenomation and Management

Nov 5th, 2019 - Antivenom Therapy Crotalidae polyvalent immune fab is an antivenom comprised of purified, sheep-derived fab IgG fragments and was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2000 for the treatment of North American crotalid envenomation. 12,.

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