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  • Scorpion sting in Southern Africa : diagnosis and management 

    Muller, G. J.; Modler, H.; Wium, C. A.; Veale, D. J. H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-10)
    Most southern African scorpions are relatively harmless to humans, and although they can inflict quite a painful sting, no other toxic effects are expected to develop. However, a small number of scorpion species ...

  • Snake bite in southern Africa : diagnosis and management 

    Muller, G. J.; Modler, H.; Wium, C. A.; Veale, D. J. H.; Marks, C. J. (Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG), 2012-10)
    Venomous snakes in southern Africa can, in broad terms, be divided into 3 groups: cytotoxic, neurotoxic and those that can induce haemostatic toxic effects. However, significant overlap of these effects may occur. Some ...

  • Snake bites, spider bites and scorpion stings 

    Rosenkranz, Bernd (Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG), 2012-10)
    Exposure of humans to natural toxins occurs via snake bites, spider bites and scorpion stings, or by plant or mushroom poisonings. According to the WHO (http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/ diseases/snakebites/en/), ...

  • Spider bite in southern Africa : diagnosis and management 

    Muller, G. J.; Wium, C. A.; Marks, C. J.; Du Plessis, C. E.; Veale, D. J. (Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG), 2012-10)
    The medically important spiders of southern Africa can be divided into neurotoxic and cytotoxic groups. The neurotoxic spiders belong to the genus Latrodectus (button or widow spiders) and the cytotoxic spiders are ...

  • Surfactant treatment before first breath for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm lambs : comparison of a peptide-containing synthetic lung surfactant with porcine-derived surfactant 

    Van Zyl, Johann M.; Smith, Johan (Dovepress, 2013-08)
    Background: In a recent study utilizing a saline-lavaged adult rabbit model, we described a significant improvement in systemic oxygenation and pulmonary shunt after the instillation of a novel synthetic peptide-containing ...