Tourniquet injury in a Papuan snakebite victim

Trevett, A.J., Nwokolo, N., Watters, D. A. K., Lagani, W. and Vince, J. D. 1993, Tourniquet injury in a Papuan snakebite victim, Tropical and Geographical Medicine, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 305-307.

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Title Tourniquet injury in a Papuan snakebite victim
Author(s) Trevett, A.J.
Nwokolo, N.
Watters, D. A. K.ORCID iD for Watters, D. A. K.
Lagani, W.
Vince, J. D.
Journal name Tropical and Geographical Medicine
Volume number 45
Issue number 6
Start page 305
End page 307
Total pages 3
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Place of publication Chichester, Eng.
Publication date 1993
ISSN 0041-3232
Keyword(s) Acute Kidney Injury
Papua New Guinea
snake bite
Summary We report a case of snake bite complicated by tourniquet induced ischaemic damage and rhabdomyolysis causing acute renal failure. The case highlights the dangers of tourniquet use and of sudden release. We outline measures which can be taken to minimize morbidity in such patients.
Language eng
HERDC Research category CN.1 Other journal article
Copyright notice ©1993, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
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