Appropriate Antivenom Doses for Six Types of Envenomations Caused by Snakes in Taiwan

@inproceedings{ChiehFan2009AppropriateAD,
  title={Appropriate Antivenom Doses for Six Types of Envenomations Caused by Snakes in Taiwan},
  author={C Chieh-Fan and L Tzeng-Jih and H Wen-Chi and Y Hua-Wei},
  year={2009}
}
  • C Chieh-Fan, L Tzeng-Jih, +1 author Y Hua-Wei
  • Published 2009
Six of the 15 species of venomous snakes found in Taiwan are responsible for most of the clinically significant envenomations in the country. These species are: Trimeresurus mucrosquamatus, Trimeresurus stejnegeri, Naja atra, Bungarus multicinctus, Deinagkistrodon acutus and Daboia russelii siamensis, which together can be subdivided into three groups based on their venom effects. Primary treatment consists of rapid administration of appropriate antivenoms. The present study aimed to identify a… CONTINUE READING
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