Hossam M.Al-Tatari, M.D.
Questions to be asked
Home pet or a wild animal?
Would the animal be available for observation over the next 10days?
Provoked or not?
How long ago was the bite?
Assess tetanus immunization status.
In case of human bite assess the risk of Hep B and HIV in the offender.
Careful exam: e.g.: Clenched-Fist injuries.