A retrospective study of use of polyvalent anti-snake venom and risk factors for mortality from snake bite in a tertiary care setting

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Pore, Shraddha M.; Ramanand, Sunita J.; Patil, Praveenkumar T.; Gore, Alka D.; Pawar, Mayur P.; Gaidhankar, Smita L.; Ghanghas, Ravi R.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Pharmacology,volume 47,issue 3,pages270-274 (issn: 0253-7613, eissn: 1998-3751)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4450551, doi: 10.4103/0253-7613.157117
  • Subject: Research Article | snake bite | mortality | Antivenoms | premedication
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures | embryonic structures | animal structures | parasitic diseases | integumentary system

Aims: Envenomation with poisonous snakes is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. The present study was undertaken with the objectives of assessing anti-snake venom (ASV) use, early adverse reactions to ASV, premedication and clinical outcomes in snake b... View more
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