Snakebite (poison) treatment
Cover and wrap the affected snakebite area, as shown above.
Continue wrapping the entire affected limb and apply a splint, as shown above. This is called the pressure immobilization technique.
Stephen C. Acosta, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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