Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Snakebites?

Richard H. Sinert, DO

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January 10, 2017

Neuromuscular blockade and respiratory distress are more common with coral snakes. Soft pitting edema generally develops over 6-12 hours but may start within 5 minutes. Early and intense pain implies significant envenomation.

For more information about the presentation of snakebites, read here.

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