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wikitox:plants_animals_section_1_venomous_snakes

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Plants and Animals - Section 1 - Venomous Snakes

GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Objectives

  • Describe the mechanisms of tissue damage, neurological effects and coagulopathy
  • Detail the appropriate first aid for snake bites.
  • Recognise important taxonology terms

References

  1. Naja melanoleuca. Also available
  2. Crotalus atrox. Also available
  3. Hung DZ, Wu ML, Deng JF, Lin-Shiau SY. Russell’s viper snakebite in Taiwan: differences from other Asian countries. Toxicon 2002;40:1291-8

See also www.toxinology.net

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