Review First Aid Strategies for Jellyfish and Scorpion Stings

You can help patients be prepared to manage jellyfish and scorpion stings...as summer travel brings people to new areas.

Recommend emergency care for a severe reaction (trouble breathing, etc). If one occurs, it will usually be within 6 hours of a sting.

Evidence for managing less severe stings is limited...which is why patients often see or hear conflicting advice.

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