ALLMedicine™ Envenomation Center
Research & Reviews 721 results
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Avni-Maskit M, Pomp R et. al.
Apr 26th, 2022 - Daboia palestinae is the most common venomous snake in Israel. In most cases, snakebite does not develop into a systemic disease. Since the introduction of specific antivenom therapy, the mortality rate has declined sharply. Nevertheless, there is...
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Warpinski GP, Ruha AM
Apr 25th, 2022 - This review discusses the distinct envenomation syndromes produced by North American species of snakes and arthropods, specifically the Crotalinae subfamily of snakes, which includes cottonmouths, copperheads, and rattlesnakes; coral snakes; Latro...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Dudley S, Smelski G et. al.
Apr 13th, 2022 - Rattlesnake envenomation may lead to a multitude of clinical effects, including a late onset hemorrhage. Laboratory values such as platelets and fibrinogen are commonly used to assess the risk of developing a life-threatening bleed. To date, no sp...
PloS One; Lacerda AB, Lorenz C et. al.
Apr 9th, 2022 - Scorpion envenomation is a significant public health concern in São Paulo, Brazil, and its incidence and mortality have increased in recent decades. The present study analyzed documented scorpion envenomation notifications from 2008 to 2018 throug...
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine; Katzer RJ, Schultz C et. al.
Apr 9th, 2022 - Stingray envenomation is a marine injury suffered by ocean goers throughout the world. No prospective studies exist on the various outcomes associated with these injuries. The aim of this study was to perform a prospective, observational study of ...
Guidelines 1 results
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...
Drugs 5 results see all →
Clinicaltrials.gov 11 results
Oct 22nd, 2021 - 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...
Oct 14th, 2020 - Scorpion stings are common emergency events in many parts of the world. It is common in tropical and subtropical regions. In our locality, Upper Egypt, scorpions still represent and a life hazard, especially to children .The clinical manifestation...
Sep 6th, 2019 - The goal of this study is to pilot data for a systematic molecular characterization of pathophysiologic perturbations incurred by snake envenomation and compare this to other inflammatory physiologic states such as trauma and sepsis. The investiga...
Jun 8th, 2018 - Coral snake bites may be trivial in effect, or they may cause profound and life-threatening respiratory paralysis, depending on the severity of the envenomation. Venom toxins target the neuromuscular junction, where effects typically become appare...
Nov 22nd, 2017 - This study will evaluate the recovery from copperhead snake bite in patients with mild or moderate venom effect. Potential subjects will receive CroFab antivenom or placebo. The trial is conducted by emergency room doctors, toxicologists, or surge...
News 12 results
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.
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.
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.
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,.
Oct 3rd, 2019 - Pain Relief Most patients cannot tolerate an ice pack because of severe hyperesthesia. Infiltration of the local sting site with an anesthetic generally is safe and can provide some local pain relief.