A soldier says that a person who is bitten by a snake in the water does not have to
worry about venom. Is he correct?
Which of the following poisonous snakes does not have two deep depression
between the eyes and nostrils?
d. Coral snake.
A soldier has been bitten by a snake. The bite area began to hurt and swell
immediately after the bite. The soldier was probably bitten by a:
a. Poisonous pit viper.
b. Poisonous coral snake.
You are treating a soldier with a poisonous snake bite on his forearm. Should you
elevate the arm?
A casualty has been bitten by a poisonous snake. The casualty wishes to get up
and walk around. You should:
a. Allow him to walk around as long as he does not become dizzy.
b. Have him lie down with the bite site elevated.
Have him lie down with the bite site at or below the heart level.