1. Home
  2. Publications & Reports
  3. Policy Directives & Guidelines
  4. Snakebite and Spiderbite Clinical Management Guidelines 2013 - Third Edition
Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size

Snakebite and Spiderbite Clinical Management Guidelines 2013 - Third Edition

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2014_005

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Critical care
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment

Summary
Revised clinical resource document which provides information and advise on the management of patients with actual or suspected snakebite or spiderbite, and the appropriate levels, type and location of stored antivenom in NSW health facilities. These are clinical guidelines for best clinical practice which are not mandatory but do provide essential clinical support.

Date of Publication: 17 March 2014

Replaces:

  • Snakebite & Spiderbite Clinical Management Guidelines 2007 - NSW [GL2007_006]
Author Branch: Agency for Clinical Innovation

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Community Health Centres, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: Clinicial Nursing, Medical, Allied Health Staff, Administration, ED, Intensive Care Units

Distributed to: Public Health System, Divisions of General Practice, Government Medical Officers, Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 17 March 2019

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: 12/4133

Status: Active

File link: Snakebite and Spiderbite Clinical Management Guidelines 2013 - Third Edition
File size: 3105Kb

Snakebite and Spiderbite Clinical Management Guidelines 2013 - Third Edition

Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size