Snakebite (venomous) treatment
Cover and wrap the affected snakebite area, as shown above.
Continue wrapping the entire affected limb and apply a splint, as shown above. This is called the pressure immobilization technique.
Reviewed By: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Attending Physician at FDR Medical Services/Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.