failure

Skin Lesions caused by poisonous snakes

From venomous snakes the most dangerous bites of Cobra, spectacled serpents, vipers, some sea snakes. Their bites (usually hands, feet) are accompanied by local pain, progressive edema of the affected limb, passing sometimes on the trunk. At the bite location revealed two reddish dotted wound; soon around them appear petechiae or hemorrhages, which can be detected also on mucous membranes.

There is cyanosis and rapid swelling of limbs, increasing the General toxic reaction. In some cases, develop kollaptoidnoe state. Bites of snakes up to 15% of bitten die from heart failure, paralysis of the respiratory center 3-4 days after the bite.

Treatment: rapid removal (suction) of the poison from the wounds (effectively in half an hour); immobilization of extremities; the introduction of anti-typhoid serum in the interscapular region (20-100 ml); epinephrine, caffeine, kordiamin, ephedrine; novocaine blockade around the bite; systemic corticosteroids in medium doses.

Clams

Some marine molluscs have poisonous apparatus and swimmers cause painful burns, the development of erosions, local ischemia, cyanosis, numbness, which quickly can spread to large areas Continue reading

CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

6 OF POISONS OF NATURAL ORIGIN

Fig. 46. Psylocyba semilanceata

eating large doses of pyridoxine

7. If you suspect orellanus syndrome, the patient should be hospitalized in a medical facility, in which the dialysis Department.

8. With the development of muscarinic syndrome treatment is made using a competitive

Fig. 47. Patlaeolus subalteatus

rental of antagonist — atropine, a single dose of which should not exceed the average Continue reading

Poisonous snakes of the island of Kunashir
Sensational news environment: in the area Askochensky sources in the North-Western coast of Kunashir were found very unusual for these places fauna - poisonous snakes. Individuals Eastern Copperhead snake was…

Continue reading →

Royal Python
Problems with young.Part 1. Infant vardousia or hardened yolks, hard belly, mass in Ball python hatchlings. Newborn Regius, born in razvodnyh world level (captive breed, next, CB) or on a…

Continue reading →

The scariest snake in the world
On Earth a huge number of poisonous creatures, but even if the creature is poisonous, it does not mean that it is unsafe. For example, the scariest snake in the…

Continue reading →