Thomas C. Arnold, M.D.
, and Robert A. Barish, M.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Arnold is Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Barish is Chancellor, the LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Arnold and Dr. Barish report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- List the presenting signs and symptoms of snake bites in North America
- Discuss important aspects in pre-hospital and hospital management of the snakebite victim
- Describe the risks and benefits of antivenom therapy after snakebite and its indications
- Discuss the challenges associated with currently available antivenom products and future directions in antivenom development.