International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | Albania | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Antivenom: Can We Apply More than One in the Same Patient?

Numila Maliqari | Loreta Teneqexhi | Albana Haxhiu | Alba Dokaj [2] | Asfloral Haxhiu

Abstract: Snake - bite is an important medical emergency and cause of hospital admission. In this article we will present 2 reported cases of snake bitten children in Albania focusing in the management of the patient, especially in the use of the antivenom and the criteria we should follow. Antivenom is the only effective antidote for snake venom. It is an essential element of treatment of systemic envenoming but may be insufficient on its own to save the patient?s life.

Keywords: snake bite, children, management, antivenom

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1988 - 1995

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