Snakebite Management Guideline

Name/Title

Snakebite Management Guideline (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-89-1844

Current from

30/04/2019

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Guideline

Summary

This guideline provides direction to WA Country Health Service (WACHS) staff regarding best practice management of all snakebite cases. This document provides a general approach to snakebite management. Snakebite management with signs of envenomation should occur in conjunction with advice from Clinical Toxicologists via the Poisons Information Centre. The nation-wide number is 131126.

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