Pharmacologic Management of Crotalid Envenomation

Introduction  1. Around 9,000 Americans are treated for snake bites and 5 die each year. Most are bitten by members of the Crotalinae subfamily (a.k.a.  crotalids) of the pit viper family which includes copperheads, water moccasins, and rattlesnakes.  2. Crotalid envenomation’s can cause broad range of adverse effects, including local tissue, hematologic, and/or systemic effects  […]