Management of snake-bite in rural Maharashtra: a 10-year experience.

  title={Management of snake-bite in rural Maharashtra: a 10-year experience.},
  author={Dilip P. Punde},
  journal={The National medical journal of India},
  volume={18 2},
BACKGROUND A high incidence of snake-bite envenomation has been reported from Marathwada, Maharashtra. This study analysed the pattern of snake-bites and their management in a rural area of India over a 10-year period. METHODS A total of 633 patients with snake-bite admitted to the Rural Community Centre and Punde Hospital in Mukhed taluka, Nanded district (Marathwada) of Maharashtra, between 1992 and 2001, were analysed retrospectively. The local and systemic manifestations of snake-bite… CONTINUE READING


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