Snakebite: Current Management

  • Niken Wahyu Puspaningtyas Child Health Department, Medical Faculty, University of Indonesia Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta
  • Rismala Dewi Child Health Department, Medical Faculty, University of Indonesia Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta
  • Ashfahani Imanadhia Child Health Department, Medical Faculty, University of Indonesia Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta
Keywords: Snakebite, Emergency, Management, Governance

Abstract

Snakebite is declared as neglected tropical disease by WHO in 2009. Limited report and collection data about the exact number of snakebite national incidents shows that this case lacking of attention. Moreover, control program, management, also proper treatment have not been understood by public and health workers. In fact, snakebite is a medical emergency that can lead to permanent disability, limb amputation, and even death. For this reason, effort are needed to reduce morbidity and mortality that arise through preventive, curative, including comprehensive understanding of related proper, safe, and effective case management.

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Published
2022-08-04
How to Cite
Puspaningtyas, N. W., Dewi, R., & Imanadhia, A. (2022). Snakebite: Current Management. Journal Of The Indonesian Medical Association, 72(2), 97 - 104. https://doi.org/10.47830/jinma-vol.72.2-2022-386