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Inadequate knowledge about snakebite envenoming symptoms and application of harmful first aid methods in the community in high snakebite incidence areas of Myanmar

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INTRODUCTION: Every year millions of people in developing countries suffer from snakebite, causing a large number of deaths and long term complications. Prevention and appropriate first aid could reduce the incidence and improve the health outcomes for those who suffer bites. However, many communities where snakebite is a major issue suffer from a lack of information about prevention and first aid measures that a family or community member could take to prevent severe enve...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0007171

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0000-0002-9395-8693
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
e0007171
Publication date:
2019-02-15
Acceptance date:
2019-01-18
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
30768596
Source identifiers:
974791
Language:
English
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uuid:1f1ec0e4-c20b-4d8b-8e37-489490c28a3c
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2019-04-03

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