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Scorpion Envenomation Treatment & Management

Oct 15th, 2021 - Prehospital Care Primary assessment of airway, breathing, and circulation takes precedence. Few studies have evaluated the utility of most first aid. The utility of negative pressure extraction devices has not been evaluated for scorpion stings. P...

Long-term antibody response and protective effect induced by attenuated scorpion toxins...
Immunobiology Boussag-Abib L, Laraba-Djebari F

Jul 12th, 2021 - In Algeria, Androctonus australis hector scorpion envenomation remains a major problem of public health because of non-efficient therapy. The development of safe vaccine against scorpion venom could be one key strategy for the envenomation prevent...

Clinical Effects and Predictive Factors Affecting the Clinical Severity of Scorpion Env...
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Çelik E, Çağlar A et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Scorpion envenomation is a common medical emergency in many countries, including Turkey. Severe systemic symptoms occur more easily in children and mortality rates are higher. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical effects and predictiv...

Interleukin-1 receptor-induced PGE2 production controls acetylcholine-mediated cardiac ...
Nature Communications; Reis MB, Rodrigues FL et. al.

Oct 30th, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among accidents caused by venomous animals. Major clinical manifestations that precede death after scorpion envenomation include heart failure and pulmonary edema. Here, we demons...

Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Response to Prazosin Treatment in Scorpion Sting.
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Abdel Baseer KA, Aboelela MG et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a major public health problem in children that can induce lethal neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular complications. We aimed to evaluate cardiovascular complications with a follow-up of envenomed children for 1 mo...

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What’s Eating You? The South African Fattail Scorpion Revisited

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.

FDA Approves First-Ever Antivenom for Scorpion Stings

Aug 4th, 2011 - August 4, 2011 (Tucson, Arizona) — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first time yesterday approved an antivenom specifically for the treatment of Centruroides scorpion stings. "This is an historic event," Leslie Boyer, MD, lead inv...

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