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snakebite medicine

Inf. inferior whiskey; strong whiskey; homemade whiskey. That old-time snakebite medicine is good for what ails you. snakebite medicine is a tremendous protection against snakebites if you can get the snake to drink the stuff before it bites you.
See also: medicine

snakebite medicine

n. inferior whiskey; strong whiskey; homemade whiskey. Snakebite medicine is a tremendous protection against snakebites if you can get the snake to drink the stuff before it tries to bite you.
See also: medicine
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The community is not wellinformed about occupational risks and simple measures that can prevent a snakebite.
Venomous snakes inject their poison through their fangs, but it is estimated that about 50 percent of all snakebites are "dry" bites, meaning no venom was injected, the Texas A&M professor notes.
The presence of normal ADAMTS13 activity has implications regarding the use of plasmapheresis and plasma replacement in snakebite associated thrombotic microangiopathy.
Worldwide, snakebites cause about 100,000 deaths and 400,000 limb amputations each year.
But his impressive new trainer doesn't think that and Snakebite could easily be well handicapped now.
In 1861 Dr William Bland administered an oral dose of strychnine to a snakebite victim in Sydney.
Of special importance in coral snakebite is the fact that the advanced symptoms may not occur for up to 12-plus hours after the bite.
Despite the fact that EAD has a wildlife department with experts on snakes and scorpions, there is no venom collection in Abu Dhabi , used to create the life-saving anti-venom, given to snakebite victims.
Dobson draws from her own cultural knowledge and that of other elders of the Arrernte community around Mparntwe (Alice Springs) in Central Australia to transmit to others tradition treatments for such problems as deep wounds, broken bones, snakebite, diarrhea, and headache.
No patient died and no patient required mechanical ventilation due to hypoventilation from the snakebite.
On their wedding day, however, she dies of snakebite.
Private Andrew Barrie Cutts, of 13 Air Assault Support Regiment, was among 500 British troops involved in Operation Snakebite to disrupt the Taliban's command and control in the notorious Sangin valley in the southern Helmand province.
POLICE had to use CS gas to arrest a Black Country teenager when he threatened his mother with two kitchen knives after drinking 12 pints of snakebite.
Snakebite first aid devices that perform suction without incision don't work, according to California researchers who tested one model on simulated snakebites--with mock venom--in eight volunteers.
Dozens of snakes were seized at Bangladesh's Osmani International Airport after a cow belonging to an airport official was killed by a snakebite.