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Scorpion envenomation: does antivenom reduce serum venom concentrations?
  1. Bernard Foëx, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care,
  2. Lee Wallis, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
  1. Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital, Manchester, UK;


    A short cut review was carried out to determine if anitvenom reduces serum venom concentrations. Using the reported search, 69 papers were found, of which four presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date, and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results, and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. A clinical bottom line is stated.

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