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So we really donıt need to have an MD degree after all  or any one of the
specialities listed below : )
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On 8/14/2014, 12:13 PM, "Warner, Kathleen M" <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

>And then there is a product that might help....Visual Dx.  I just put in
>"bite" in the searchbox and got loads of good info!
>
>Kathleen M. (Kitty) Warner, MLS, M.Ed.
>Manager, Medical Library Services
>Hennepin County Medical Center
>701 Park Avenue
>Minneapolis, MN  55415
>(612) 873-2714
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>Behalf Of don warner saklad
>Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:26 AM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: -Stumpers. Besides a dermatologist or entomologist, a) any
>other kinds of M.D.?... or b) what other specialists?... have expertise
>about insect bites?...
>
>Any others?...
>
>So far, we got...
>
>allergist, allergy specialist
>dermatologist
>infectious disease specialists
>immunologist
>
>disaster medicine specialist
>wilderness medicine specialist
>
>family practice MDs
>patient's mother
>nurse practitioners
>paramedics
>
>critical care specialist
>emergency care clinicians
>emergency medicine physicians, emergency physicians ER docs Emergency
>Room docs
>
>corporation health clinicians as appropriate hospitalists school and
>summer camp nurses university health clinicians
>
>forensic pathologists
>medical examiner
>plastic surgery MDs
>D.V.M Veterinary Medicine Doctor
>
>entomologist
>urban entomologist
>
>
>__________     ______________________
>allergist, allergy specialist
>corporation health clinicians as appropriate critical care specialist
>dermatologist
>
>disaster medicine specialist
>emergency care clinicians
>emergency medicine physicians, emergency physicians entomologist
>
>ER docs Emergency Room docs
>family practice MDs
>forensic pathologists
>hospitalists
>
>infectious disease specialists
>immunologist
>medical examiner
>patient's mother
>
>nurse practitioners
>paramedics
>plastic surgery MDs
>school and summer camp nurses
>
>university health clinicians
>urban entomologist
>D.V.M Veterinary Medicine Doctor
>wilderness medicine specialist
>
>
>On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Iserson, Kenneth V - (kvi) <
>[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Hi Don:
>>
>>         You seem to actually be asking two questions: (1) Who has
>> expertise in identifying insect bites and stings? and (2) Who has
>> expertise in treating insect bites and stings?
>> The answer to the first question is that, unless they see the insect
>> biting, find a residual stinger (e.g., bee), or the patient presents
>> with a disease known only to be transmitted by a single type of insect
>> (e.g., malaria, Lyme disease), no one can make a definitive diagnosis.
>> Skin reacts to insect bites and stings in only a limited number of
>> ways, so these lesions look alike‹and may not even be caused by insects.
>>
>>         As for treating them, a wide variety of clinicians have
>> expertise in treating them. The first ³clinician² is the patientıs
>> mother, who has lots of homegrown remedies for common, simple stings.
>> Many work fine. But, most importantly, most do no harm. Clinicians
>> trained in emergency care (e.g., paramedics, Emergency Physicians) can
>> treat anaphylaxis, the most common life-threatening complication. If
>> the bite/sting becomes infected or necrotic, a wide variety of
>> clinicians can treat it. If it progresses to sepsis (rare), then you
>>may be talking about Critical Care specialists.
>>
>> Hope this helps. Ken
>>
>> Kenneth V. Iserson, M.D., MBA, FACEP, FAAEM Fellow, International
>> Federation of Emergency Med Professor Emeritus, The University of
>> Arizona
>> Author: "The Global Healthcare Volunteer's Handbook: What You Need to
>> Know Before You Go" (2014;Galen Press, Ltd.)
>>
>
>
>
>> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of Karen Keller
>> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:58 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: -Stumpers. Besides a dermatologist or entomologist,
>>
>> Infectious disease as well.
>> Karen
>>
>
>
>
>> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of Adam Moore
>> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:43 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: -Stumpers. Besides a dermatologist or entomologist,
>>
>> Suggest you share your end result with the list for its utility in
>> primary care!
>> I'd include MDs in family practice and plastic surgery, hospitalists;
>> also those staffing health clinics of universities, and corporations'
>> ones as appropriate. Nurse practitioners, school and summer camp type
>> nurses should certainly also be on any list.
>> A super question !
>>
>> -Adam Moore MD
>> Exeter, New Hampshire
>>
>
>
>
>> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of don warner saklad
>> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:48 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: -Stumpers. Besides a dermatologist or entomologist, a) any
>> other kinds of M.D.?... or b) what other specialists?... have
>> expertise about insect bites?...
>>
>> medlib-l stumpers
>>
>> Besides a dermatologist or entomologist, a) any other kinds of
>> M.D.?... or
>> b) what other specialists?... particularly clinicians have expertise
>> about identifying insect bites on humans from the bite whether or not
>> a specimen of the insect is available?
>>
>>   oo__ Don Warner Saklad
>>
>>            Guide to Problematical Library Use
>>            Boston Area Library Users Group
>>            [log in to unmask]
>>