Mark O'Shea king cobra bite

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Mark O'Shea king cobra bite

Postby SABOAMAN » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:49 pm

Accidents happen to the best of us. Lucky he had medical attention right away and is expected to make a full recovery.

He is one lucky man.

Newspaper article:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... s-leg.html
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Re: Mark O'Shea king cobra bite

Postby fastback » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:59 pm

One Lucky Guy.

I take it King cobras are big in the UK? 2 King cobra bites a couple months apart from each other.
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Re: Mark O'Shea king cobra bite

Postby Bushviper » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:54 pm

He was not envenomated so the first aid was not required "But thanks to their quick thinking paramedics arrived to find Mark suffering no serious effects from the bite." What the hell can you do for a dry bite?

If you have been envenonomated you need antivenom. No amount of first aid skill will pull you through.

If you have not been envenonomated then you could just as well have chanted a voodoo cure and that will not have changed the effect.
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