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Clinical Syndromes Associated with Snake Bites in Sri Lanka

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Ariaratnam et al classified snake bites in Sri Lanka into 7 clinical syndromes that are associated with specific species of snakes. These can help guide management when the snake is not positively identified or available for examination. The authors are from the University of Colombo, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Oxford.

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