By Jiri Valenta

ISBN-10: 1608766187

ISBN-13: 9781608766185

It is a finished monograph at the difficulties of intoxication incurred by way of snake venom. This booklet is essentially meant for these in any respect degrees of future health care, for individuals of rescue groups, surgical procedures and emergency hospitals, in addition to specialized offices and in depth care devices. offering didactic directions for first relief and therapy strategies, info is additionally awarded on venomous snakes, the fundaments in their morphology and behavior, snakebite prevention, the composition of snake venom, signs of envenoming, plus first reduction within the occasion of snakebite for non-professionals, travelers, terrain biologists, and breeders. This ebook gains an up-to-date alphabetical checklist of varieties and sub-types of all venomous snakes, together with their domestic levels, in addition to a entire index, record of abbreviations, word list, and color photo insert with 100 images of venomous snakes.

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Vyd. Praha : Statni zemedelske nakladatelstvi, 1981, 155 pp. (in Czech) GAISLER, J. Zoologie obratlovcu. Praha : Academia, 1983, pp. 307-314. , KARDONG, KV. Delivery of Duvernoy´s secretion into prey by the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Serpentes: Colubridae). Toxicon, 1993, 31, No. 7, pp. 881-887. HEGNER, D. Jedovai hadi v prirode a terariich. Uvaly : Ratio, 1999, 188 pp. (in Czech) MATTISON, CH. Hadi. Praha : Ottovo nakladatelstvi, 2001, 192 pp. (in Czech) KORNALIK, F. Zivocisne toxiny.

Symptoms are largely subject to the actions of enzymes. Type 2: Toxin type. This brings about a systemic effect, which is predominantly more serious, with minor local traces. Symptoms are largely subject to actions of toxins. Type 3: Combined type. Both localized and systemic effects are distinguishable, with either the former or latter dominating depending on the case in question. Symptoms are determined by the action of both enzymes and toxins. e. toxin effect, can be evident from this classification method.

Aside from venom toxin potency and venom quantity in venomous apparatus, the factors responsible for the severity of snakebite envenoming in humans include the quantity of venom injected into a wound (see chart 3). In terms of the amount of venom, envenoming by large Crotalus species and certain cobras, such as Naja haje, can be highly dangerous and might prove even lethal, although these snakes do not compare to the common viper (Vipera berus) when it comes to effectiveness in relation to quantity, the latter giving bites resulting in very low morbidity and mortality.

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