Envenomations

F. G. Walter, E. F. Bilden, R. L. Gibly

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Abstract

Envenomations are uncommon, challenging causes of critical care admissions. This article describes the diagnosis and treatment of envenomations that cause the most critical care admissions in the United States. Most are caused by the following animals: rattlesnakes, copperheads, cottonmouths, coral snakes, brown recluse spiders, and bark scorpions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-386
Number of pages34
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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