Man air-lifted after snake bite

VICTIM: RACQ CQ Rescue crew on the ground at the Proserpine Hospital last Thursday where they collected a snake bite victim and airlifted him to the Mackay Base Hospital for observation.
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VICTIM: RACQ CQ Rescue crew on the ground at the Proserpine Hospital last Thursday where they collected a snake bite victim and airlifted him to the Mackay Base Hospital for observation. Photo Contributed

A MAN was airlifted by the RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter on Thursday afternoon after he was bitten by a brown snake at his home. The crew collected the 41-year-old man from Proserpine Hospital at 2.15pm after he had been treated with anti-venom. He was in a stable condition throughout the flight nd arrived at Mackay Base Hospital at 3.30pm, where the patient underwent further observation in the Intensive Care Unit. He was discharged from the hospital on Monday.



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