BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 26 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1061
  1. D F Levine

    In view of the forecast that there will be a considerable increase in jellyfish stings this year what is the best treatment?

    Of the true jellyfish in British waters, only Pelagia noctiluca (night light jellyfish), Chrysaora (compass jellyfish), and Cyanea species usually cause stings (SM Turk, personal communication). The hydrozoan Physalia physalis (Portuguese man o'war) is an infrequent but …

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