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Snakes of Medical Importance:

Asia-Pacific Region

editors
P.Gopalakrishnakone and L.M.Chou
National University of Singapore
1990

hardback
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676 pages

An important volume containing a wealth of knowledge, written by acknowledged experts in the field,
regarding venomous snakes and snakebites in the Asia-Pacific region.
Published by the Venom and Toxin Research Group at the National University of Singapore,
in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific section of the International Society of Toxinologists.

Mark wrote chapter 19.,
which served as the early basis for later work on
A Guide to the Snakes of Papua New Guinea

A Guide to the Snakes of Papua New Guinea
(1996)

Contents:
1. Dangerous Snakes of Australia – P.J.Mirtschin, G.R.Crowe & R.Davis
2. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in Australia: Clinical Toxinology – Julian White
3. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in Burma – Maung Maung Aye
4. Venomous Snakes of China – Ermi Zhao
5. Venomous Snake Bites and Snake Venom Research in China – Yuan-Cong Chen
6. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in India (Part A) – T.S.N.Murthy
7. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in India (Part B) Clinical Aspects – A.Khaire, N.Khaire & D.N.Joshi
8. Venomous Snakes of Israel – E.Kochva
9. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in Japan – M.Toriba & Y.Sawai
10. Venomous Snakes in Jordan – A.M.Disi
11. Venomous Snakes of Mediccal Importance in Korea – M.Toriba
12. Venomous Land Snakes of Malaysia – Lim Boo Liah
13.Venomous Terrestrial Snakes of Pakistan and Snake Bite Problem – M.S.Khan
14. Snake Bite, A Medical and Public Health Problem in Pakistan – Zafar Ali & M.Begum
15. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in the Philippines – M.Toriba
16. Venomous Snakes of Medical Importance in Taiwan
17. Venomous Snakes, Their Bites and Treatment in Sri Lanka – Anslem de Silva
18. Venomous Snakes and Snake Bite in Thailand
19. The Highly and Potentially Dangerous Elapids of Papua New Guinea – Mark T.O’Shea
20. Treatment of Snake Bite in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Personal View – David A.Warrell


There is something rewarding about coming across one
of your own books in a remote place.
This is a Kathmandu bookshop in 1992.