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ALLMedicine™ Snakebite Center

Research & Reviews  532 results

Health care workers' knowledge on identification, management and treatment of snakebite...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Aron MB, Kachimanga C et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Snakebite envenoming remains a public health threat in many African countries, including Malawi. However, there is a shortage of literature on the knowledge of Health Care Workers (HCWs) and the prevalence of snakebite cases in Malawi. We intervie...

Understanding and tackling snakebite envenoming with transdisciplinary research.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Gutiérrez JM, Borri J et. al.

Nov 18th, 2022 - Understanding and tackling snakebite envenoming with transdisciplinary research.|2022|Gutiérrez JM,Borri J,Giles-Vernick T,Duda R,Habib AG,|epidemiology,therapy,therapeutic use,

Potential economic and clinical implications of improving access to snake antivenom in ...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Patikorn C, Ismail AK et. al.

Nov 17th, 2022 - Despite domestic production of antivenoms in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, not all victims with snakebite envenomings indicated for antivenom received the appropriate or adequate effective dose of antivenom due to i...

UPLC-QToF-MS based fingerprinting of polyphenolic metabolites in the bark extract of Bo...
Journal of Mass Spectrometry : JMS; Balkrishna A, Verma S et. al.

Nov 11th, 2022 - Boehmeria rugulosa Wedd. is an evergreen tree of Urticaceae family. Its bark has been extensively used in ethno-medicinal system for various ailments such as bone fracture, sprain, snakebite, and wound healing. Phyto-metabolites, which are conside...

Proteomics and histological assessment of an organotypic model of human skin following ...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Ahmadi S, Pachis ST et. al.

Oct 30th, 2022 - Snakebite envenoming was reintroduced as a Category A Neglected Tropical Disease by the World Health Organization in 2017. Since then, increased attention has been directed towards this affliction and towards the development of a deeper understand...

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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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Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Broad-spectrum Rapid Antidote: Varespladib Oral for Snakebite

Aug 22nd, 2022 - This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of varespladib-methyl, concurrently with SOC, in subjects bitten by venomous snakes. Approximately 110 m...

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...

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...

Optimal Dose of Antivenom for Daboia Siamensis Envenomings

Nov 4th, 2021 - Snake-bite envenoming (SBE) was re-categorized as a priority neglected tropical disease by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017. Antivenom is considered to be one of the most cost effective health interventions. Despite this, due to challen...

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News  20 results

Scientists Neutralize Pit Viper Venom With Compound From Fruits and Vegetables

May 23rd, 2022 - SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A substance found in fruits and vegetables can neutralize the venom of a poisonous pit viper common in much of South America, Brazilian researchers have discovered. In Brazil, the Bothrops jararaca, also called "yarara," is r...

World's Deadliest Neglected Disease: Snakebite Slithers Under the Radar

Nov 25th, 2020 - The world's deadliest "neglected tropical disease" isn't infectious, it's venomous. In 2019, about 65,000 people are estimated to have died from snakebites, with 81% of these deaths occurring in India, where snakebite is estimated to cause more se...

Search for a snakebite drug might lead to a COVID treatment, too
Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News

Nov 11th, 2020 - Matthew Lewin, MD, PhD, founder of the Center for Exploration and Travel Health at the California Academy of Sciences, was researching snakebite treatments in rural locations in preparation for an expedition to the Philippines in 2011. The story o.

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too

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...

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too

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...

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