Antivenom efficacy, safety and availability: measuring smoke

Med J Aust. 2004 Jan 5;180(1):5-6. doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb05763.x.

Abstract

Improving safety is important, but in many regions antivenoms are not available.

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems / organization & administration
  • Antivenins / administration & dosage
  • Antivenins / adverse effects*
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Histamine H1 Antagonists / administration & dosage
  • Humans
  • Hydrocortisone / administration & dosage
  • Infusions, Parenteral
  • Injections, Subcutaneous
  • Premedication / methods*
  • Snake Bites / therapy*
  • Snake Venoms*

Substances

  • Antivenins
  • Histamine H1 Antagonists
  • Snake Venoms
  • Hydrocortisone