13 results match your criteria Snake Envenomation Rattle

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Australian elapid snake envenomation in cats: Clinical priorities and approach.

J Feline Med Surg 2017 Nov;19(11):1131-1147

Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency, Melbourne, Australia.

Practical relevance: No fewer than 140 species of terrestrial snakes reside in Australia, 92 of which possess venom glands. With the exception of the brown tree snake, the venom-producing snakes belong to the family Elapidae. The venom of a number of elapid species is more toxic than that of the Indian cobra and eastern diamondback rattle snake, which has earned Australia its reputation for being home to the world's most venomous snakes. Read More

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November 2017

Injuries caused by venomous animals and folk medicine in farmers from Cuité, State of Paraiba, Northeast of Brazil.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2013 Sep;16(3):633-43

Department of Systematics and Ecology, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil.

Injuries caused by venomous animals reported by the agricultural workers from the municipality of Cuité, Curimataú region of Paraiba State, Northeast of Brazil, and the practices of folk medicine which they use to treat these cases were studied in this work from June to August 2010. The farmers studied aged from 11 to 90 years. The number of people who reported cases of injury by these animals in their families was high (89. Read More

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September 2013

Snake envenomation causing distant tracheal myonecrosis.

Case Rep Pulmonol 2013 5;2013:364195. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA.

Snakebites are often believed to be poisonous. However, this is not always the case. In fact, each bite differs from snake to snake, depending on if the snake is poisonous and if there is envenomation. Read More

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October 2013

Snake, rattle, and roll.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2013 Mar;54(3):64-5

Singing River Health System Outpatient Family Practice, 2819 Denny Avenue, Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA.

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Reality bites: a case of severe rattlesnake envenomation.

J Intensive Care Med 2013 Sep-Oct;28(5):314-9. Epub 2012 May 15.

Department Fellow of Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Rattlesnake venoms can cause a wide range of adverse human health effects. However, with the availability of modern antivenin, toxicity can generally be minimized and controlled. We present a rare case of rattlesnake envenomation resulting in severe systemic effects and syndrome relapse. Read More

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Epidemiology and hospital course of rattlesnake envenomations cared for at a tertiary referral center in Central Arizona.

Acad Emerg Med 2001 Feb;8(2):177-82

Department of Medical Toxicology, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Objective: To describe the demographics and primary inpatient treatment of victims of rattle-snake bites (RSBs) referred to a teritiary referral poison treatment center in central Arizona, and to compare the frequency of local tissue complications and hematologic toxicity during hospitalization in children with those for adults.

Methods: This was a chart review of patients diagnosed as having RSB by a toxicology service between July 1994 and April 2000. Data collected included: age, sex, date, bite location, time to and length of hospitalization, time to and amount of antivenin, serial hematologic studies, and inpatient complications. Read More

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February 2001

Rattlesnake venom poisoning in horses: 32 cases (1973-1993).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 1996 Jun;208(11):1866-71

Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA.

Objective: To determine the clinical manifestations, morbidity, mortality, and treatment methods for rattlesnake venom poisoning in horses.

Design: Retrospective analysis of medical records.

Animals: 27 horses with acute venom poisoning attributable to prairie rattlesnakes, and 5 with chronic problems subsequent to a rattlesnake bite. Read More

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Snakebite in the tarheel state. Guidelines for first aid, stabilization, and evacuation.

N C Med J 1992 Apr;53(4):141-6

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham 27710.

Snakebite is relatively common in North Carolina. The Copperhead is the most common offender, though we have representatives of all three genera of the Pit Viper family in addition to the Coral Snake. Pit Vipers are identified by the characteristic triangular head, elliptical eyes, well-developed fangs, and with the Rattlesnakes, a tail rattle. Read More

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