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Treatment of Scorpion Envenomations in the Middle East: Understanding the Stinging Controversy

Published:March 03, 2023DOI:
      Scorpion envenomation treatment in the Middle East is often controversial due to challenges in identifying responsible species, limited evidence for safety and efficacy of available antivenoms, and lack of practical guidelines for management. It can be especially challenging for military clinicians who must make decisions regarding evacuation after a sting has occurred. Medical personnel treating civilian and military patients may benefit from having a pragmatic approach to scorpionism in the Middle East.
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