Exotic snakebite in an urban setting: heparin therapy of disseminated intravascular coagulation in a patient bitten by a saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus).

AuthorsN P Christy, H J Weiss, L L Phillips, G B Phillips, W Hopewell
JournalTransactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association (Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc) Vol. 84 Pg. 37-48 ( 1973) ISSN: 0065-7778 [Print] UNITED STATES
PMID4729257 (Publication Type: Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Antivenins
  • Heparin
  • Adult
  • Antivenins (administration & dosage, therapeutic use)
  • Blood Cell Count
  • Blood Coagulation Tests
  • Blood Platelets
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (drug therapy, etiology)
  • Ecchymosis (etiology, therapy)
  • Hematocrit
  • Heparin (administration & dosage, therapeutic use)
  • Humans
  • Male
  • New York City
  • Snake Bites (complications, drug therapy)
  • Urban Population

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