Snakebite management from the experts

Do you want to know how to improve your Crotaline snakebite management and antivenom use? I had the privilege of meeting with two of the finest Copperhead experts in the world! This CME/CE discussion focuses on the best practices in crotaline snakebite management and specifically hones in on Copperheads. The discussion goes beyond the existing treatment paradigm and discussed practice with both available antivenom products, Crofab and Anavip. Check out the link for our talk about antivenoms. 

For even more information regarding snakebite management, I have an upcoming article in AJHP in addition to a podcast on Pharm So Hard. But in the meantime, these are some of the best available resources to add to your knowledge on crotaline snakebite management and antivenom use:

The Efficacy of Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) Antivenom Versus Placebo Plus Optional Rescue Therapy on Recovery From Copperhead Snake Envenomation: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Trial.

Comparison of F(ab’)2 versus Fab antivenom for pit viper envenomation: A prospective, blinded, multicenter, randomized clinical trial

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United States: results of an evidence-informed consensus workshop

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