Snakebite (venomous) treatment - Series

Indications

Cover and wrap the affected snakebite area, as shown above.

Indications

Procedure

Continue wrapping the entire affected limb and apply a splint, as shown above. This is called the pressure immobilization technique.

Procedure

Revision

Last reviewed 1/8/2012 by Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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