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Animal Bites (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

dog bite, cat bite, squirrel bite, raccoon bite, wild animal bite, hamster bite, ferret bite, animal bites

Authors and Editors

Author: Scott D Fell, DO, FAAEM, Medical Director, Emergency Department , Venice Regional Medical Center

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCE: Animal Bites in Emergency Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 8/1/2012

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Animal Bites - Type and Treatment

What kind of animal bit you, and what was the treatment?

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