Ornament induced complications in snake bites: Revisiting the “Do it RIGHT” approach

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Mallik, Subhendu; Singh, Sudipta Ranjan; Sahoo, Sangeeta; Mohanty, Manoj Kumar;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care,volume 5,issue 2,pages474-476 (issn: 2249-4863, eissn: 2278-7135)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2249-4863.192351, pmc: PMC5084587
  • Subject: protocol | R | snake bite | gangrene | First aid | Case Report | ornaments | Medicine

Limb adorning ornaments (LAO) can exacerbate the local effects of envenoming in case of venomous snake bite. Cultural presuppositions do inhibit victims from removing symbolically/ritually important jewelry even under circumstances that might increase the dangers of env... View more
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