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Dangerous marine life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1358999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
All physicians must be educated in treating injuries incurred when a diver comes into contact with any dangerous marine life. Stinging invertebrates are the most commonly encountered dangerous marine animals. Venomous vertebrate marine animals are less common than stinging invertebrates and easier to recognize. However, they may be much more deadly. Sharks pose the greatest danger to divers. However, bites from other marine animals can be painful, become infected and require extensive medical treatment.
L J Harrison
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Florida Medical Association     Volume:  79     ISSN:  0015-4148     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fla Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-04     Completed Date:  1992-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505604     Medline TA:  J Fla Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  633-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bites and Stings*
Diving / injuries*
Marine Biology*
Marine Toxins / adverse effects*
Venoms / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Marine Toxins; 0/Venoms

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