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Table 4 Types of first aid given and time taken to reach the teaching hospital Anuradhapura

From: A study of snake bite among children presenting to a paediatric ward in the main Teaching Hospital of North Central Province of Sri Lanka

Types of first aid given % Time taken to reach hospital %
Reassurance given 80 < 1 hr 18
Immobilization done 75 1-4 hrs 64
Washed with soap and water 62 >4 hrs 18
Tourniquet applied 9   
Sucked the wound 0   
Herbal Application 5   
Native treatment 2