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A Retrospective Study of Snake Bite Patients Admitted in ICU in Past 3 Years


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1 JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Snake-bite is an important medical emergency which results in the death or chronic disability of many active younger people. Despite its importance, there have been fewer proper clinical studies of snake-bite than of almost any other tropical disease. This study is done with the objective of studying the incidence of various types of snake bite patients requiring ventilator support and their outcome.

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Snake Bite, Vasculotoxic, Neurotoxic, Coagulation Profile, Antisnake Venom, Mechanical Ventilation.
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  • WHO-SEARO snakebite guidelines 2010
  • Emergency treatment of a snake bite: Pearls from literature; J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2008 Jul-Dec; 1(2): 97–105.

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Authors

M. P. Vivek
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India
R. B. Ravishankar
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


Snake-bite is an important medical emergency which results in the death or chronic disability of many active younger people. Despite its importance, there have been fewer proper clinical studies of snake-bite than of almost any other tropical disease. This study is done with the objective of studying the incidence of various types of snake bite patients requiring ventilator support and their outcome.

Keywords


Snake Bite, Vasculotoxic, Neurotoxic, Coagulation Profile, Antisnake Venom, Mechanical Ventilation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP055