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First Aid For Snake Bite

Snakebite Treatment

If you know  the snake is not venomous, treat as a puncture wound. While waiting for medical help: If you treat the bite at home: At the hospital, treatment will depend on the type of snake.

Snakebites: First Aid - Mayo Clinic

Our general interest e-newsletter keeps you up to date on a wide variety of health topics. Most North American snakes aren't dangerous to humans. Some exceptions include the rattlesnake, coral snake, water moccasin and copperhead. Their bites can...

Snake Bites: Medlineplus Medical Encyclopedia

1. Keep the person calm. Reassure them that bites can be effectively treated in an emergency room. Restrict movement, and keep the affected area below heart level to reduce the flow of venom. 2. If you have a pump suction device (such as that made...

Emergency : Snake Bite , What To Do And What Not To Do | Auroville

Snake venom is actually a kind of highly evolved salivary secretion which is used to both kill and digest prey. Venom was not made against man. There are two basic types of snake venom. One affects the nerves (venom of cobra and common krait); the...

Snake Bite First Aid - What Do You Do?

The knowledge of snake bite first aid can be the difference between death and survival for a person that has been bitten. Most species of snake are harmless but unless you are absolutely sure that you have identified the snake correctly then treat...

Treating Snake Bites

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, about 8,000 people a year receive venomous snake bites in the United States, and only 9 to 15 victims (.2%) die. In fact more people die from wasp and bee stings than from snake bites. Most of th...

Snake Bites

According to the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, about 5,000 snake bite cases are reported every year in the U.S. (Wexner). A bite from a venomous snake can be deadly, and should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bit...

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First Aid For Snake Bite

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How to deal with a serpent attack with pressing the panic button.