Clinical predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with snake bite: a retrospective study from a rural hospital in central India.

@article{Kalantri2006ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with snake bite: a retrospective study from a rural hospital in central India.},
  author={Shriprakash Kalantri and Amandeep Singh and Rajnish Joshi and Samuel S. Malamba and Christine Ho and Joseph Ezoua and Maureen Morgan},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={22-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the association between selected admission risk factors and in-hospital mortality in patients admitted with venomous snake bite to a rural tertiary care hospital in central India. METHODS Retrospective cohort study of patients aged 12 years or older admitted to a rural hospital in central India between January 2000 and December 2003 with venomous snake bites. The primary endpoint was in-hospital mortality. We used Cox proportional-hazards regression analysis to evaluate… CONTINUE READING

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