Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 303 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind The medical trivia FFFF.
The Box Jellyfish is found in the Northern waters of Australia. It has a ferocious reputation having been responsible for a number of deaths in Australia with the majority of recent deaths in children.
Box Jellyfish Antivenom (ovine IgG Fab) can be used to treat envenomation from box jellyfish found in Australian Waters.
Case-based question-and-answers on a near fatal box jellyfish sting. Can you save the day?
The box jellyfish is found in tropical Australian waters. Most stings are benign and respond to supportive measures. Severe envenoming has been associated with at least 67 deaths in Australia, the last 12 being children.