Journal of Forensic Medicine

ISSN: 2472-1026

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Jini Bhuvanendran

Department of Medicine, Government Medical College Kozhikode, Northern Kerala, India

  • Research Article   
    Clinical Profile of Snake Bite Poisoning Cases Admitted at Tertiary Care Centre, North Kerala
    Author(s): Jini Bhuvanendran*

    Introduction: Snake envenomation is a common medical emergency and the epidemiological features vary from region to region. A descriptive crossectional study was conducted at Govt Medical college Kozhikode to review the clinical profile of snake envenomation in Malabar region, Northern Kerala. This tertiary care centre caters to all 6 districts of Kerala including Kozhikode, Kannur, Malappuram, Kasargod, Palakkad and Wayanad. Objectives: 1.To study the clinical profile of poisonous snake bites. Methods: Sampling procedure: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study of all patients admitted with snake envenomation at Snake Bite unit, Govt Medical College, Kozhikode. Study period was from July 2017-June 2018. Patients are included if they had a definite history of poisonous snake bite and developed .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/jfm.2022.7.172

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