Victims of snakebite. A 5-year study at Shongwe Hospital, Kangwane, 1978-1982.

@article{McNally1987VictimsOS,
  title={Victims of snakebite. A 5-year study at Shongwe Hospital, Kangwane, 1978-1982.},
  author={S L McNally and Christoph Reitz},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1987},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={855-60}
}
The epidemiology of snakebite in 251 patients admitted to Shongwe Hospital is described for the period 1978-1982. The incidence of bites, their seasonal variation, environmental and population factors, age and sex variations, the bite-site, bite-admission time and bite incidents are analysed. First-aid is frequently administered inappropriately even when… CONTINUE READING