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

Article English OPEN
Mallik, Subhendu; Singh, Sudipta Ranjan; Sahoo, Sangeeta; Mohanty, Manoj Kumar;
(2016)
  • 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
  • References (8)

    World Health Organization. Neglected Tropical Diseases, The Global Burden of Snakebite: A Literature Analysis and Modeling Based on Regional Estimates of Envenoming and Deaths.

    World Health Organization. Snakebite, Neglected Tropical Diseases.

    Warrell, DA. WHO guidelines for the clinical management of snake bites in the south East Asia region. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1999; 30: 1-83

    Warrell, DA. Guidelines for the Management of Snake-Bites. 2010

    Indian National Snakebite Protocols. First Aid and Snakebite Prevention Snakebite Treatment Support Concepts, Indian National Snakebite Protocol Consultation Meeting 2nd August, 2007 Delhi. 2007

    National Snakebite Management Protocol. Directorate General of Health Services Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India. 2009

    World Health Organization. Guidelines for the Prevention and Clinical Management of Snakebite in Africa. Regional Office for Africa Brazzaville. 2010

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark