Treating and Stopping of Snake Bites

 

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How to Prevent Snake Bites Be aware of snakes that may be swimming in the water to get to higher ground and those that may be hiding under debris If you see a snake, back away from it slowly and do not touch it. Also be sure to take the following steps immediately: Remove any jewelry or watches, as these could cut into the skin if swelling occurs. Keep the area of the bite below the heart in order to slow the spread of venom through the bloodstream. Remain still and calm. If you can, roll over to your side.

Treatment Antivenin is a commercially produced serum that neutralizes the effects of injected venom. A specific antibody is needed for each type of snake, so knowing what kind of snake bite your pet is critical. Antivenin is extremely expensive and can have side effects in some individuals.

Tetanus boosters should be given every 10 years. At the hospital, treatment will depend on the type of snake. If the snake was venomous, the person will be given anti-venom treatment. A tetanus. However, in the event that you startle a snake or it does not flee, you need to be prepared to prevent snake bites.

By learning about snakes in your area, wearing protective clothing, and knowing where snakes like to hide you. Most snake bites occur in the summer months when both snakes and humans are most active outdoors, with the greatest number of venomous bites occurring in southern and western states with warmer climates. Here’s how to prevent and treat a snake bite.

Upon delivery to the ED or other appropriate facility, antivenin specific to the type of snake responsible for the bite is given to neutralize the effects of the venom. Venom may be a combination. Antivenom is the only proven method of effectively treating a venomous snakebite.

Ideally, a snakebite victim should receive antivenom within four hours of a bite. But it is beneficial even after the four-hour window expires-up to 24 hours after being bitten. Antivenom is collected from horses who have been infected with a small amount of venom. Before medical help arrives, there are some first-aid steps that can help stabilize the victim. Move the victim to a laying or seated position and position them in way that the wound is below the level of the heart.

Carefully rinse the bite with warm water and soap. Apply clean dressings to the wound to cover it. Related: How to treat bee stings and insect bites; Where you’ll find snakes.

In Victoria, the tiger snake is the most common threat. They are most often found in rural areas and suburbs near lakes, creeks and wetlands. In rural areas, brown snakes are quite common.

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Specific therapy for snakebites varies and should be left to the judgement of experienced local emergency medical personnel.

“Essential Surgery: Problems, Diagnosis and Management: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access” by Clive R. G. Quick, Joanna B Reed, H. George Burkitt, Philip J. Deakin
from Essential Surgery: Problems, Diagnosis and Management: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
by Clive R. G. Quick, Joanna B Reed, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences UK, 2007

DOs and DON’Ts in Managing Snake Bites:

“Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2019 E-Book: 5 Books in 1” by Fred F. Ferri
from Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2019 E-Book: 5 Books in 1
by Fred F. Ferri
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

All victims of potentially poisonous snakebites should be transported to a medical facility for prompt evaluation, local wound care, and possible antivenom administration.

“Wilderness Medicine E-Book: Expert Consult Premium Edition Enhanced Online Features” by Paul S. Auerbach
from Wilderness Medicine E-Book: Expert Consult Premium Edition Enhanced Online Features
by Paul S. Auerbach
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

The treatment is the same as that for snake-bites, more especially that of the bitten part.

“Mrs Beeton's Household Management” by Isabella Beeton, Mrs. Beeton (Isabella Mary)
from Mrs Beeton’s Household Management
by Isabella Beeton, Mrs. Beeton (Isabella Mary)
Wordsworth Editions, Limited, 2006

Treatment may include the use of antivenin, analgesics, antibiotics, and antitetanus prophylaxis to prevent infections from pathogens found in the mouths of snakes.

“Mosby's Medical Dictionary E-Book” by Mosby
from Mosby’s Medical Dictionary E-Book
by Mosby
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

You should be thoroughly familiar with the emergency care of snake bites.

“Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
from Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

you should be thoroughly familiar with the emergency handling of Snake bites.

“Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by Andrew N. Pollak, Bruce D. Browner, Carol L. Gupton, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
from Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
by Andrew N. Pollak, Bruce D. Browner, et. al.
Jones and Bartlett, 2002

Encourage individuals to regard all snakebites as being potentially poisonous.

“Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions” by Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS
from Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions
by Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

Field treatment of snakebites includes initial ABCs, looking for an allergic reaction or anaphylaxis.

“68W Advanced Field Craft: Combat Medic Skills” by United States Army,, Us Army
from 68W Advanced Field Craft: Combat Medic Skills
by United States Army,, Us Army
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2009

Local and supportive measures for poisonous snakebite include careful cleaning of the wound, maintaining the extremity in neutral position, supportive care, potential use of antibiotics, and tetanus prophylaxis [174].

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from Critical Care Obstetrics
by Michael A. Belfort, George R. Saade, et. al.
Wiley, 2010

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  • So… I live in Czech Republic and there are five species of snakes two of them are venomous. The one is not dangerous at all and the other one is dangerous (not deadly) only to kids and old, alergic or sick people. So yea, still gonna catch these snakes at the river lol.

  • Actually you should NEVER try sucking the venom out of the wound because all it does is circulate throughout the victim and if you try orally extracting the venom you risk invenomation yourself.

  • This information is so wrong. Pressure bandage and immobilise. Extraction/sucking and tourniquets don’t work. Identifying the snake will also be difficult for most people, they can easily swab the bite to identify the snake.

  • Two holes. That means that the snake that bit her was a venomous one. But it’ll be very important for the doctor to know what species of snake it was, because no two snake species have the exact same chemicals in their venom.

  • Please note: at 2:15 Dr. Erickson misspoke and generally recommends placing the arm at the level of the heart (to manage local swelling but not encourage systemic absorption).
    That said, in settings where neurotoxicity from envenomation is likely (and local tissue swelling is of secondary concern), keeping the bite below the level of the heart may slow lymphatic venom absorption.

  • Id use these for my southern black racer but its impossible (snake hook hasnt came in yet) (not risking her getting injured by striking a lid)

  • Me: when I’m bit by a snake I just gonna suck the venom out

    *Watch this video

    Video: human’s mouth has a lot of bacteria a shits and your wounds is going to get more infected

    Also me: wait what

  • how can we identify the amount of venum? the problem is the patient doesnt know what kind of snake that bite her. so what antivenum we might inject?