The efficacy of low-dose antivenom therapy on morbidity and mortality in snakebite cases.

@article{Aikalin2008TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of low-dose antivenom therapy on morbidity and mortality in snakebite cases.},
  author={Ayça Açikalin and Y{\"u}ksel G{\"o}kel and G{\"u}ven Kuvandik and Mehmet Duru and Zikret K{\"o}seoğlu and Salim Satar},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={402-7}
}
UNLABELLED Similar to the cases seen around the world, snakebite causes mortality and morbidity in Turkey. The venom of different types of snake in the region of Cukurova causes serious systemic and local tissue damage. METHODS We performed this prospective study on 45 patients who complained of snakebite. We grouped the patients according to their clinical presentations to facilitate treatment and follow-up period procedures. RESULTS Whereas the patients with grade 1 envenomation did not… CONTINUE READING

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