Insect bites and stings

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1985
Authors:M. A. Stawiski
Journal:Emergency medicine clinics of North America
Pagination:785 - 808
Date Published:1985
ISBN Number:0733-8627
Keywords:adult, animals, Bees, Child, Preschool, fleas, humans, Infant, Insect Bites, stings, lice, Lindane/therapeutic use, mites, scabies, spiders, ticks, Trombiculidae, U.S.A.

This article summarizes the clinical presentation and treatment of common bites and infestations in the United States. A survey of this complex and interesting area of medicine should help the emergency physician to diagnose and treat many patients who present with "nonspecific" bites and rashes.

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