Commentary: Pressure Bandaging for North American Snake Bite? No!

Steven Seifert, Julian White, Bart Currie

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    This issue of The Journal of Medical Toxicology includes a position statement regarding the use of pressure immobilization for the pre-hospital treatment of North American Crotalinae envenomation. This commentary discusses the background behind the creation of the position statement and explores the issues involved in applying science to real-world public health recommendations and practice.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)324-326
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Medical Toxicology
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011


    • Crotalinae
    • Envenomation
    • Pressure immobilization


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