David Williams one of the authors of Snakebite Envenoming in Nature Reviews | Disease Primers


Extensive swelling and blistering following a bite on the dorsum of the foot by a jararaca (Bothrops jararaca: family Viperidae) in Brazil.
From: José María Gutiérrez, Juan J Calvete, Abdulrazaq G Habib, Robert A Harrison, David J Williams and David A. Warrell. Snakebite envenoming. Nature Reviews | Disease Primers 2017; 3: 1-15.

David Williams, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, was part of the team which recently published a comprehensive review of Snakebite Envenoming in the prestigious journal Nature Reviews | Disease Primers.

This extensive review of the subject covers everything you ever wanted to know, and more, about snake bites, prevention, geographic distribution, treatment and its impact on human population.

The review is available online for Nature subscribers at: https://www.nature.com/articles/nrdp201763
And for non-subscribers it can be read online via: http://rdcu.be/vQiu