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To: Windflier

I would think it would mean he could pay cash for his treatment if the nimrod doctors had a clue about snakebites. Cannot believe they sent this man home without recognizing or realizing the type of bites he’d suffered. I would think the man told them about the rattles. At least they had anti-venom on hand (no pun intended).


8 posted on 05/15/2012 11:22:01 PM PDT by miele man
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To: miele man

Rattlesnakes are not around here in Western Washington State.
I am guessing the doctor’s there are not familiar with snake bites.


16 posted on 05/16/2012 1:11:52 AM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut more than anything else.)
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To: miele man
25% of venomous snake bites are dry bites, snake holds back on releasing the poison since people are generally not on the menu. I did date a mousy woman once in college, but even she was too large to consume.

Most recommend 6 hr observation of bite victim before the all clear is given. Some delayed reactions occur.

THe Snake Doctor

I treated 5 snake bites the summer after the TN flood in a two month period. We usually only see about one every other year.

24 posted on 05/16/2012 2:56:17 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (where the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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