Jellyfish envenomation: a summer epidemic

P. Benmeir, L. Rosenberg, A. Sagi, D. Vardi, A. Eldad

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During the summer of 1987 the shores of Israel were infested by waves of jellyfish. Thirty patients, mainly children, suffering various degrees of painful injuries to different parts of their bodies were treated in our emergency ward. A typical case is reported and the appropriate treatment recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-472
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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