Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy

By: Valenta, Jiri

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2011, second revised edition (first edition in Czech, Galen Publishing, Prague 2008). 28cm. Pp.xv, 358. 100 colour photos, a few text figures & maps, updated alphabetical list of types and sub-types of all venomous snakes, including their home ranges, glossary, list of abbreviations, bibliographic references and index. Binding : ebook.

Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy is a comprehensive monograph on the problems of intoxication incurred by snake venom.

This publication is primarily intended for those at all levels of health care, for members of rescue teams, surgeries and emergency hospitals, as well as specialized workplaces and intensive care units. Providing didactic instructions for first aid and treatment procedures, information is also presented on venomous snakes, their morphology and behaviour, snakebite prevention, the composition of snake venom, symptoms of envenoming, plus first aid in the event of snakebite for non-professionals, travellers, terrain biologists, and breeders.

Contents : Preface; Zoological basis; Epidemiology of snakebites; Snake venoms; Snake antivenoms; Snakebite: Therapy & prevention; Envenoming & snakebite treatment in specific snake groups; List of venomous snakes; Glossary; Index.

ebook, 8.48MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

Title: Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy

Author: Valenta, Jiri

Categories: Recently Published Herpetology,

ISBN: 1612092179

ISBN 13: 9781612092171

Condition: New

Inventory number: 979395

Keywords: 9781612092171. Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy