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By Vidal Haddad Jr

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The current e-book is meant as a reference advisor for emergency and ambulatory care drugs, offering crucial info at the most vital difficulties and incidents attributable to venomous, poisoning and demanding marine and freshwater animals. certainly, although emergencies brought on by aquatic animals have gotten more and more universal, there are few reference books dedicated to offering clinical assistance on them. The publication incorporates a wealth of unique pictures of accidents attributable to aquatic animals, whereas the textual content covers the present country wisdom at the topic, together with the id of the animals, the medical elements of the envenomation/poisonings/injuries, first relief and emergency care, major therapy possible choices and a customary case representing each one workforce of animals. Chapters are geared up in accordance with zoological teams: Marine and Freshwater Invertebrates (Porifera, Cnidarians, Annelida, Mollusks, Echinodermata) and Marine and Freshwater Vertebrates (Fish and Reptiles). Medical Emergencies as a result of Aquatic Animals: A Zoological and scientific Guide is meant for college students and execs in medication (Dermatology, Tropical medication, Infectious illnesses and Emergency drugs) and the organic Sciences (Zoology and Ecology), in addition to to working towards execs operating in coastal or freshwater areas.

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1986;14:100–6. 18. Fenner PJ, Williamson JA. Worldwide deaths and severe envenomation from jellyfish stings. Med J Aust. 1996;165(11–12):658–61. 19. Gershwin LA. Malo kingi: a new species of Irukandji jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida), possibly lethal to humans, from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa. 2007;1659(1659):55–68. 20. Tibballs J. Australian venomous jellyfish, envenomation syndromes, toxins and therapy. Toxicon. 2006;48(7):830–59. 21. Resgalla Jr C, Rossetto AL, Haddad Jr V. Report of an outbreak of stings caused by Olindias sambaquiensis MULLER, 1861 (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) in Southern Brazil.

35 A deep ulcer with bacterial secondary infection in the hand of a fisherman was the result of a stingray’s sting. Photo: Vidal Haddad Jr. Published with the permission of ©Vidal Haddad Jr. 2016. All Rights Reserved Fig. 36 Potamotrygon motoro is the species of freshwater stingrays most commonly associated with human envenomations in South America. Photo: Vidal Haddad Jr. Published with the permission of ©Vidal Haddad Jr. 2016. All Rights Reserved Fig. 34 A Dasyatidae marine stingray specimen that was responsible for the patient’s sting.

Epidemiology of the cnidarian Physalia physalis stings attended at a health care center in beaches of Adicora, Venezuela. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2012;10:263–6. 34 9. Haddad Jr V, Silveira FL, Cardoso JLC, Morandini AC. A report of 49 cases of cnidarian envenoming from southeastern Brazilian coastal waters. Toxicon. 2002;40:1445–50. 10. Haddad Jr V, Silva G, Rodrigues TC, Souza V. Injuries with high percentage of systemic findings caused by the cubomedusa Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (Cnidaria) in Southeast region of Brazil: report of ten cases.

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