The management of snakebites in South Africa

South African Family Practice

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Title The management of snakebites in South Africa
Creator Govender, I. Tumbo, J.
Subject — snakebite; venomous snakes; envenoming; antivenom
Description Snake bites are common in southern Africa especially in the rural and remote areas. Although all snake bites are not venomous, people bitten by venomous snakes require urgent medical attention and many will require antivenom. In the healthcare facility, the type of toxin may be identified by the wound and presenting clinical features which then should be managed appropriately.
Publisher AOSIS
Date 2019-07-15
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion Peer-reviewed Article —
Format application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/safp.v61i3.4971
Source South African Family Practice; Vol 61, No 3 (2019): May/June; 51-58 2078-6204 2078-6190
Language eng
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Rights Copyright (c) 2019 I. Govender, J. Tumbo