Guidelines for the prevention and clinical management of snakebite in Africa
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa. (2010). Guidelines for the prevention and clinical management of snakebite in Africa. World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204458
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The development of simple standard assay procedures for the characterization of snake venoms : including WHO international reference venoms / by R. D. G. Theakston and H. A. Reid Theakston, R. D. G; Reid, H. A; World Health Organization. Biologicals Unit; WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization (1983 : Geneva, Switzerland) (WHO/BS/83.1403. Unpublished, 1983)
Al Durihim, H.; Al Hussaini, M.; Bin Salih, S.; Hassan, I.; Harakati, M.; Al Hajjaj, A. (2010)We surveyed the records of 21 of the 28 snakebite victims seen at King Fahad National Guard Hospital in Riyadh over the 20-year period 1986-2005. The most common symptoms were local pain and swelling and the most common signs oedema and tenderness. Neurotoxicity was not noted in any case. Coagulopathy was recorded for 14/21 patients [66.7%] and 5/19 [26.4%] had leukocytosis. All patients were given tetanus toxoid [100%] and 20 [95.2%] received antivenom. Blood products were administered in 2 cases and prophylactic antibiotics in 10 (47.6%). No ...