An Experience with Manual Ventilation in Respiratory Paralysis Due to Indian Common Krait (Bungarus Caeruleus) Bite

Bhalla, Ashish and Suri, Vikas and Sharma, Navneet and Singh, Surjit (2014) An Experience with Manual Ventilation in Respiratory Paralysis Due to Indian Common Krait (Bungarus Caeruleus) Bite. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, 3 (2). pp. 55-58.

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Abstract

Background: Bungarus caeruleus (common krait) bite during monsoon season is common in northwest India. Respiratory failure is responsible for high mortality in the victims. In this study we report our experience with manual ventilation using bag valve mask (BVM) in patients with neuroparalysis due to common krait bite. Methods:This prospective study was conducted between June 2009 and December 2009. All consecutive patients with diagnosis of common krait bite who were manually ventilated by BVM were studied. The duration of ventilation and complications associated with ventilation were noted. Polyvalent anti snake venom was administered as per the

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Asia Pacific J Toxicology
Depositing User: apjmt apjmt
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2017 15:13
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2017 15:13
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7971

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