Assessment of Emergency Service Attendance Due to Rabies Suspect Animal Bites in the Van Region


Varisli B., Yildirim S., Celik H., Bulut M., OCAK Ö.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.18, no.4, pp.197-202, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/eajem.galenos.2019.24865
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-202

Abstract

Aim: Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease transmitted by the bite of an animal. In Turkey, 100,000 individuals are administered prophylaxis annually after contact with animals carrying the risk of rabies. In this study, we investigated compliance with treatment and the affecting factors.