Envenomations in the US, Regional Issues, and Therapeutic Controversies
1. Compare and contrast local reactions and systemic reactions in patients who present with envenomation.
2. Distinguish the different species of snakes, scorpions and spiders endemic to specific regions.
3. Formulate treatment strategies for patients with snake, scorpion or spider envenomations.
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Robert W. Kilgo, MD, FACEP, RDMS, Attending Physician, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque
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