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Science Cafe: Snake Bites

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dr. Sean P. Bush

What should you do if you’re bitten by a venomous snake? Are first aid kits helpful? Is antivenom necessary for copperhead bites? Are baby snakes more dangerous than adults? Think you saw a water moccasin? Find out the answers to these questions and more at a snaky, slithery evening with Dr. Sean Bush.

About our speaker

Dr. Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP, has been an emergency physician, clinical scientist and professor of emergency medicine at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine and the Loma Linda University School of Medicine for decades. As a specialist in envenomations, he studies a number of challenges associated with venomous bites and stings, including first aid treatment, antivenom safety and efficacy, and factors associated with snakebite severity. His work was the subject of the 11-part television series, “Venom ER,” aired by Animal Planet.

Details

Details

Date:
July 19
Times:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee:
Free

Venue

Daily Planet Cafe

Downtown Raleigh
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Phone:
919.707.9800

Organizer

Katey Ahmann
919.707.9888