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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 clinical therapy in worldwide for snakebite is based on the administration of adequate antivenom in a timely manner, assisted by traditional Chinese herbs, local debridement drainage, anti-inflammatory detoxification, hemodialysis, and symptomatic treatment.
It's usually easy to diagnose snakebite symptoms, especially on the face or muzzle.
In rural areas of Sri Lanka, snakebites are a major public health issue, costing about $10 million and resulting in nearly $4 million lost for workers.
A total of 758 cases of venomous snakebite (439 hemotoxic and 319 neurotoxic) were reported during the study.
Although most pets generally need to be supported and monitored after a snakebite, the vast majority (95 percent) do survive with early and proper treatment.
Studies signify that primary care treating doctors hesitate to treat snakebite patients immediately mainly due to lack of experience and confidence.
The global health community, donors, governments, and pharmaceutical companies should accept responsibility for their share of the neglect of snakebite as a public health emergency and take immediate, appropriate and collaborative action, concludes MSF.
Owners sometimes directly witness a snakebite to their cat, but even when they don't, the signs of envenomation (poisoning) should be well recognized by an experienced veterinarian.
Background: Snakebite has recently been declared a global public health emergency.
Snakebite has been a very great interest of mine since the 1970s.
Owners will often witness a snakebite to their dog, but even when they don't, the signs of envenomation--poisoning --should be well recognized by an experienced veterinarian.
Grylls also had this advice: "You do not want a snakebite in a survival situation.
e latest, a Wild West adventure called Snakebite, was also inspired by those who will be performing it next week at the Lawrence Batley eatre.
MAKILALA -- King cobras are descending on a village in this town as a result of habitat loss, prompting village officials to turn their ire on the snakes following the death of a resident due to snakebite last week.