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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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Human Bites eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/768978-overview

Human bite wounds have a notorious reputation, which is mostly based on one injury, the closed-fist injury. Human bites in other areas pose no greater risk than animal bites. Three general types of injuries can lead to complications: (1) closed-fist injury, (2) chomping injury to the finger, and (3) puncture-type...
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