Moreton Bay Stinger
May give mild Irukandji Syndrome.
All jellyfish stings north of Agnes Water should be doused with vinegar and the casualty to remain out of the water.
- If has more than one localised sting or looks/feels unwell, call triple zero (000) and seek assistance from a lifesaver/lifeguard if available
- Assess casualty and commence CPR if necessary
- Liberally douse stung area with vinegar for 30 seconds to neutralise invisible stinging cells
- Patient may appear stable but experience Irukandji Syndrome – it is usually only the pain that is significant. Monitor for 45 minutes