Clinical profile & complications of neurotoxic snake bite & comparison of two regimens of polyvalent anti-snake venom in its treatment

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Krishna Sarin; Tarun Kumar Dutta; K V Vinod;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: The Indian Journal of Medical Research,volume 145,issue 1,pages58-62 (issn: 0971-5916)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1319_14, pmc: PMC5460574
  • Subject: Original Article | national protocol | R | neurotoxic | mechanical ventilation | snake bite | Low-dose anti-snake venom - mechanical ventilation - national protocol - neurotoxic - snake bite | Medicine | Low-dose anti-snake venom
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

Background & objectives: The optimal anti-snake venom (ASV) dose required to treat neurotoxic snake envenomation is not known. Low-dose ASV (national protocol: maximum dose 200 ml) may be as efficacious as the conventional regimen (100 ml six hourly till all symptoms di... View more
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