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The bitten limb must not be exercised as muscular contraction will promote systemic absorption of venom. Calzada de Tlalpan No. Antivenom Therapy Antivenom is the key treatment for systemic envenoming. In particular, for bites causing flaccid paralysis, including respiratory paralysis, both airway and respiration may be impaired, requiring urgent and prolonged treatment, which may include the mouth to mask mouth to mouth technique of expired air transfer. If there will be considerable delay before reaching medical aid, measured in several hours to days, then give clear fluids by mouth to prevent dehydration.

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No sedatives outside hospital. Wiping it once with a damp cloth to remove surface venom is unlikely to do much harm or good but the wound must not be massaged. If there is any impairment of vital functions, such as problems with respiration, airway, circulation, heart function, these must be supported as a priority. Copyright ToxinologyWCH. After ensuring the patient and onlookers have moved out of range of further strikes by the snake, the bitten person should be reassured and persuaded to lie down and remain still.

Bites will vary from minor to life threatening. Habits Terrestrial and mainly a nocturnal snake. Look for moderate to severe local effects, including pain, swelling, potential for fluid shifts and hypovolaemic shock, sor, necrosis, abscess formation.

General Systemic Effects Variable non-specific effects which may include headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, collapse or convulsions. Unknown but lethal potential cannot be excluded. Venom Procoagulants Prothrombin convertors. If no motor vehicle or boat is available, the patient can be carried on a stretcher or hurdle, on the pillion or crossbar of a bicycle or on someone's back.

IgG Fab2 ' Suero antiofidico bivalente antibothropico. Snout is not elevated. Habitat Mainly savanna, thorn scrub, tropical deciduous forest and semitropical deciduous forest but some subspecies extend into humid and marshy regions B.

Bites will vary from minor to life threatening.

WCH Clinical Toxinology Resources

If no motor vehicle or boat is available, the patient can be carried on a stretcher or hurdle, on the pillion or crossbar of a bicycle or on someone's back. Dorsal scales are aoro keeled. Antivenom Therapy Antivenom is the key treatment for systemic envenoming. General Shape Large in length, heavy bodied pitviper.

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Calzada de Tlalpan No. Wiping it once with a damp cloth to remove surface venom is unlikely to do much harm or good but the wound must not be massaged. soto

Local Necrosis Common, moderate to severe. Multiple doses may be required. Dangerousness Severe envenoming possible, potentially lethal. Habits Sori and mainly a nocturnal snake. Avoid peroral intake, absolutely no alcohol.

Do not use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock. After ensuring the patient and onlookers have moved out of range of further strikes by the snake, the bitten person should be reassured and persuaded to lie down and remain still.

These include local cauterization, incision, excision, amputation, suction by mouth, vacuum pump or syringe, combined incision and suction "venom-ex" apparatusinjection or instillation of compounds such as potassium permanganate, phenol carbolic soap and trypsin, application of electric shocks or ice cryotherapyuse of traditional herbal, folk and other remedies including the ingestion of emetic plant products and parts of the snake, multiple incisions, tattooing and so on.

Most traditional, and many of the more recently fashionable, first aid measures are useless and potentially dangerous.

Treatment Summary This treatment advice is general for most Bothrops species. Average Venom Qty to mg dry weightMinton Ref: We therefore do not accept legal responsibility for use of the information provided and we require that all users use information from this site at their own risk. Most traditional, and many of the more recently fashionable, first aid measures are useless and potentially dangerous.

The bite soo should not be tampered with in any way.