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[OCOSH Code: D001733 418975000 299972003 W53-W59 X20-X29 WI_BS]

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Human Bites (1)
Internet resources relating to Human Bites. Bites inflicted by humans, often the result of punching someone in the mouth.
MeSH Search Term "Bites, Human"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code W50 Hit, struck, kicked, twisted, bitten or scratched by another person
SNOMED-CT Term Human bite - wound (disorder) Concept ID: 262555007
OCOSH Code: D001734 262555007 W50 WI_BS_HB

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Animal Bites eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/768875-overview

Because many animal bites are never reported, determining the exact incidence of animal bite wounds in the United States, let alone the world, is difficult. An estimated 68 million dogs lived in the United States in 2001; these account for an estimated 5 million dog bites per year, of which...
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Bites - Human and Animal PatientPlus

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40024910/

Bite wounds are mainly caused by humans, dogs, or cats. About 1 in 5 people bitten by a dog seek medical attention and 1% of those seeking attention require admission to hospital.
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Compartment Syndrome Fasciotomy and Neuropathy After a Rattlesnake Envenomation

Location: http://www.wemjournal.org/wmsonline/?request=get-document&issn=1080-6032&volume=017&issue=01&page=00 ...

Aspects of Monitoring and Diagnosis David L. Hardy, Sr, MD; Kelly R. Zamudio, PhD
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 36–40.
Compartment syndrome resulting from pitviper envenomation is uncommon in North America; however, when it does occur, early diagnosis, optimal antivenom therapy, and possible surgical decompression are the primary means...
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Cutaneous injuries from marine animals

Location: http://www.sma.org.sg/smj/4801/4801cr8.pdf

Cutaneous injuries by marine animals have a myriad of clinical presentations. Most require only symptomatic treatment, but some may be limb-threatening or even fatal. This is a report of three cases of marine animal injuries by a stingray, a sea anemone and a jellyfish, respectively, illustrating the potential severity of...
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Snake Envenomation Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/snake-envenomation

Most snakebites and deaths from snakebites go unreported. Approximately 4000-7000 bites are reported to national centers each year. Learn how to identify these serious — and at times fatal – bites.
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