Dr. Manoj R. Patel, Dr. Ila N. Hadiyel, Dr. Tejas N. Modi
Abstract: Snakebite is an occupational hazard causing considerable morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly so in tropical countries like India. Medically Important snakes of India include, Russel`s viper, Cobra, Common Krait and Saw scaled viper throughout the country. The mortality due to venomous snakebite in India continuous to be high due to various social, economic and cultural reasons. Hense, present study was accept to create awareness regarding various clinical, environmental, social, and cultural factors which lead to snake bite and its complications.
Keywords: Snake bite, anti snake venom, Neuroparalytic toxic, Vasculotoxic, 20 minute whole blood clot test