Clinical course and outcome of snake envenomation at a hospital in Karachi.

@article{Mahmood2010ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical course and outcome of snake envenomation at a hospital in Karachi.},
  author={Khalid Mahmood and Iftikhar Haider Naqvi and Abu Talib and S. Salkeen and Behnas Abbasi and Tasneem Akhter and Nadia Iftikhar and Asif Ali},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={300-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Snake envenomation is a frequently reported medical emergency at the Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan, [corrected] thus obviating the need to assess the patterns of the clinical course and outcome of snake envenomation cases. METHODS The demographic characteristics, clinical signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, treatment and outcome of 80 victims of snake bite were recorded. These patients were admitted to the Civil Hospital Karachi between January 2006 and September 2007… CONTINUE READING
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