Irukandji syndrome is a distressing envenoming secondary to the sting of Carukia barnesi and other, as yet unidentified, jellyfish found in coastal waters of tropical Australia.
Redback spider bite is the most common envenoming in Australia with 5000–10,000 human bites occurring annually.
Unfortunately the links to the talk and references that are the subject of this blogpost are no longer live. I’d like to bring your attention to a fantastic talk by Mark Mycyk, an American Medical Toxicologist behind the quirky and informative Chicago Toxcast. The scope of the talk transcends the myopia of medical toxicology and […]
Brown snake envenoming is the most common cause of death from snakebite in Australia. The hallmark of brown snake envenoming is a severe defibrinating coagulopathy.
I’m hot like hades, red as a beet, Mad as a hatter I’m coming down your street, Blind as a bat and dry as a bone, I’m your anticholinergic daddy
The Browns are back in town