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Wilderness: Pressure Immobilization Technique (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

pressure immobilization technique, pressure immobilization device, envenomation, animal bites, snakebite, snake bite, poisoning

Author and Editor

Author: Steven Doerr, MD

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCE: American College of Medical Toxicology, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American Association of Poison Control Centers, et al. Pressure immobilization after North American Crotalinae snake envenomation. J Med Toxicol. 2011; 7:322.


Last Editorial Review: 3/28/2012

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