Staff of Asclepius

An acrimonious meeting of man and serpent, resulting in a >6hr evacuation covering 286km by stretcher, boat, and Helicopter.

Patient treated with pressure immobilisation utilising Sam Splints and Vetrap within 6 minutes of the bite.

Released from hospital after observation with no clinical signs of envenomation.

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