Prazosin treatment in the management of scorpion envenomation


Peker E. , Oktar S., Dogan M. , Kaya E., Duru M.

HUMAN & EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY, vol.29, no.3, pp.231-233, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0960327109359639
  • Title of Journal : HUMAN & EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-233

Abstract

Scorpion stings represent an important and serious public health problem worldwide due to their high incidence and potentially severe and often fatal clinical manifestations. Children are at greater risk of developing severe cardiac, respiratory, and neurological complications due to lesser body surface area.