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Allergy: Insect Sting (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Paul A Janson, MD, Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Director, EMT/RN Consultants; Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Lawrence General Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Mary Buechler, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Deaconess-Glover Hospital.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2005

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