Five-year experience with Chinese cobra (Naja atra)--related injuries in two acute hospitals in Hong Kong.

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OBJECTIVE To review the clinical features and management of patients with injuries related to the Chinese cobra (Naja atra). DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Two acute hospitals in Hong Kong. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The nature of injuries, envenoming features, complications, response to antivenom therapy, and outcome. RESULTS Eighteen patients were… (More)

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