Snakebites to the foot: an overview

Weir, Evelyn C and Carline, Tom (2002) Snakebites to the foot: an overview. British Journal of Podiatry, 5 (2). pp. 41-42. ISSN 1460-7328

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This short review paper considers the envenomation process following a bite from a snake. The nature of the envenomation by indigenous adder (Vipera berus)is discussed alongside the treatment rationale. The lower limb is a common site for snakebite and reasons for this are detailed. Recommendations for first-line treatment and avoidance are specified.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Podiatry
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2009 12:10
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:56

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