Clinico-Epidemiological Profile of Snake Bites Over 6-Year Period from a Rural Secondary Care Centre of Northern India:A Descriptive Study

Authors

  • Departments of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Nav Jivan Hospital, Stabarwa, Jharkhand
  • Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Department of Medicine, Nav Jivan Hospital, Stabarwa, Jharkhand
  • Departments of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Nav Jivan Hospital, Stabarwa, Jharkhand

Keywords:

Anti-Snake Venom, Epidemiology, Mortality, Snake Bite.

Abstract

Estimated deaths due to snake bites are more than 46,000 annually in India. Ninety-seven percent bites occur in rural areas. Data on snake bites from Jharkhand rural area are sparse. This study describes 6 years profile of snake bite patients from January, 2007 to December, 2012 at Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district, Jharkhand.

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Published

2015-04-01

How to Cite

Mitra, S., Agarwal, A., Shubhankar, B. U., Masih, S., Krothapalli, V., Lee, B. M., Kuruvilla, J., & Alex, R. (2015). Clinico-Epidemiological Profile of Snake Bites Over 6-Year Period from a Rural Secondary Care Centre of Northern India:A Descriptive Study. Toxicology International, 22(1), 77–82. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/toxi/article/view/20315