Snakebites to the foot: an overview
Weir, Evelyn C.
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Weir, E. & Carline, T. (2002) Snakebites to the foot: an overview, British Journal of Podiatry, vol. 5, , pp. 41-42,
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.