Demographic, epidemiologic and clinical profile of snake bite cases, presented to Emergency Medicine department, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

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Bhavesh Jarwani; Pradeep Jadav; Malhar Madaiya;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock,volume 6,issue 3,pages199-202 (issn: 0974-2700, eissn: 0974-519X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3746443, doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.115343
  • Subject: Original Article | poisoning | snake bite | Anti-snake venom | Gujarat | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | first aid treatment | RC86-88.9
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Aim: Snake bite is a common medical emergency faced mainly by the rural populations in tropical and subtropical countries with heavy rainfall and humid climate. Although India is a single largest contributor of snake bite cases, reporting is very poor. There is hardly a... View more
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