Toxicology Registrar Teaching

Snake Venom

Other Envenomation

Questions:

  • Discuss the role and evidence for antivenom in snakebite
  • Discuss the management of a patient with complete VICC who is:
    • Eight hours post bite and asymptomatic
    • Eight hours post bite with frank haematura and an Hb drop from 120->90
    • Three hours post bite with frank haematura and an Hb drop from 120->90
  • Discuss the role and evidence of antivenom in spider-bite
  • Discuss the management of sever scorpion envenomation