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a bite inflicted by a dog

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We wish to emphasise the importance of correctly classifying the grade of dog bite and of treating with immunoglobulin when necessary, to minimise cost and maximise prevention of further cases of rabies in humans.
This report aims to describe the epidemiology of dog bite injuries in 40 children presenting to the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC, Charleston, West Virginia) over a 4-year period (January 2005--December 2009).
1 million in claims related to dog bites, up from $82.
However, there seems to be some misunderstanding regarding legal liability for dog bites as there is a defence if the dog has no previous known history or character defect making it a risk to the public, more commonly known as the first bite defence If insurance becomes compulsory, this does not mean dog bite victims will automatically get compensation as defences are currently available at law, particularly under the Animals Act (1977).
A dog bite to the scrotum is a relatively uncommon clinical problem.
Also, families should be made aware of the increased likelihood of dog bite injuries during the summer months, the researchers added.
There were 3,184 dog bites reported nationally last year.
Start by reviewing your state dog bite statute (two-thirds of states have them).
Our patient acquired rabies from a dog bite in July 2004 in Agadir, Morocco.
The infection rate after dog bite injury is less than 10%, (3,4) and when infection occurs it is normally localized to the tissues surrounding the wound, making it readily treatable with topical antibiotics.
AGA's new Dog Bite Prevention Guide, is an updated version of a booklet published in 1981 by National Fuel Gas Co.
The authors investigated the epidemiology of dog bites in a large city by analyzing dog bite data from the period 1995 through 1997.
Postal Service and The Humane Society of the United States is sponsoring the fifth National Dog Bite Protection Week, May 16 - 22.
An earlier report estimated that there were 585,000 serious dog bite injuries in 1986.
Helpful hints from the Dog Bite Prevention people and how they came too late for this door-to-door salesman.