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Scorpions: Prehospital Care

As with snakebites, initial treatment of envenomated patients begins with excellent supportive care. Support the airway as necessary, obtain intravenous access, control pain, and transport the patient quickly to an emergency department. If possible, safely bring the scorpion in for identification.6,34

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