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Wilderness: Sea Snake Bite (cont.)

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wilderness: sea snake bite, sea snake venom

Author and Editor

Author: Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP


Auerbach, P. Wilderness Medicine. Chapter 81. 6th ed. United States: Mosby, 2011.

Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2012

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