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Feyz 2005, 9(1): 66-84 Back to browse issues page
Scorpion Bite in Iran: Review of the Literature
Rohollah Dehghani *, Naser Valaei
, dehghani_r@kaums.ac.ir
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Background: Identifying various scorpion species and manifestation of their bites are of high importance in medicine. Considering the variety of scorpion species and insufficiency of current methods for prevention, control and treatment of their bites, this study was carried out to evaluate the situation of scorpion bite in Iran.

Materials and Method: In a review method, after searching key words on the relevant Internet sites and in domestic journals, 47 related articles were selected and reviewed.

Conclusion: Approach to scorpion bite as one of the main health problems in Iran is changing. Having clear information and exact programming are needed to decrease number of bites and control their complications. In this regard, information provided by this study can help authorities as well as other researchers of this field.

Keywords: Scorpion bite, Iran, Review
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/11/1
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Dehghani R, Valaei N. Scorpion Bite in Iran: Review of the Literature. Feyz. 2005; 9 (1) :66-84
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