I was fortunate enough to be joined by Dr Neil Long (@doctorneillong), Emergency Medicine and ICU reg with special interest in toxicology & toxinology, as well as toxicology editor at Life in the Fast Lane, and we covered Aussie snake bites. As well as some clinical pearls, you might find this a useful summary to help revise for the ACEM fellowship exam.
Further Reading / Links
Geoffrey K Isbister, Simon G A Brown, Colin B Page, David L McCoubrie, Shaun L Greene and Nicholas A Buckley. Snakebite in Australia: a practical approach to diagnosis and treatment. Med J Aust 2013; 199 (11): 763-768 (Free Access)
Approach to Snakebite - Neil Long, LITFL (Including geography and major syndromes)
GK Isbister – Does antivenom work? SMACC Podcast
Antivenom - LITFL
t: 1 800 676 944 (Australia)
Poisons Information Centre - t: 13 11 26 (Australia wide)