Snakebite in Australia: a practical approach to diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Isbister2013SnakebiteIA,
  title={Snakebite in Australia: a practical approach to diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Geoffrey K Isbister and Simon G. A. Brown and Colin B Page and David L. McCoubrie and Shaun L Greene and Nicholas Alan Buckley},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2013},
  volume={199 11},
  pages={763-8}
}
Snakebite is a potential medical emergency and must receive high-priority assessment and treatment, even in patients who initially appear well. Patients should be treated in hospitals with onsite laboratory facilities, appropriate antivenom stocks and a clinician capable of treating complications such as anaphylaxis. All patients with suspected snakebite should be admitted to a suitable clinical unit, such as an emergency short-stay unit, for at least 12 hours after the bite. Serial blood… CONTINUE READING
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