Just in from Chris Brewster, President of the USLA:
Jellyfish Remedies Reviewed in Medical Journal
http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(12)00393-9/abstract (abstract of actual medical article)
http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(12)00393-9/abstract (the original news article)
"For jellyfish stings: hot water, topical cream
Forget the vinegar, meat tenderizer, baking soda or even urine for treating a jellyfish sting this summer. Hot water and a topical cream are the best treatment, according to researchers at UC San Diego's Department of Emergency Medicine.
The researchers' 16-page review, "Evidence-Based Treatment of Jellyfish Stings in North America and Hawaii," was published this week in the online edition of the Annals of Emergency Medicine."
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