Severe multi-system failure following delayed presentation with tiger snake envenomation

George Jelinek, I.R. Rogers, M.A. Corkeron, A. O'Donnell

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    Abstract

    A 68 year-old-man presented some twelve hours after a presumed Tiger Snake bite with coagulopathy, paralysis ann muscle necrosis. He suffered multi-system failure requiring prolonged ventilation, haemodialysis and supportive care, to be discharged after 26 days. Delays to antivenom therapy after tiger snake envenomation cart result in significant morbidity. Australian snakes are the most venomous in the world.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)584-585
    JournalAnaesthesia and Intensive Care
    Volume26
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

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