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Snakebite (venomous) treatment - Series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

Continue wrapping the entire affected limb and apply a splint, as shown above. This is called the pressure immobilization technique.

Review Date 9/23/2019

Updated by: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Emeritus, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.