Bites And Stings Overview

More than 60,000 bites and stings are reported to the poison centers each year, many more occur, but not declared. Bites and stings cause in the United States about 100 deaths a year. All patients who have been bitten or stung, should an appropriate tetanus prophylaxis obtained (see table: tetanus prophylaxis in routine wound management).

September 3, 2018
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