n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Snake bite in southern Africa : diagnosis and management
|Article Title||Snake bite in southern Africa : diagnosis and management|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 Stellenbosch University, 4 Stellenbosch University, 5 Tygerberg Poison Information Centre, 6 Tygerberg Poison Information Centre, 7 Tygerberg Poison Information Centre, 8 Tygerberg Poison Information Centre and 9 Colleges of Medicine of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2012|
|Pages||362 - 382|
Venomous snakes in southern Africa can, in broad terms, be divided into 3 groups: cytotoxic, neurotoxic and those that can induce haemostatic toxic effects. However, significant overlap of these effects may occur. Some snake species may, for example, display both cytotoxicity and neurotoxicity.
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