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Ankle Sprain (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Howard A Blumstein, MD, FAAEM, Assistant Professor, Surgery; Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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; Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.

REFERENCES:

United States. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. "Sprains and Strains." Apr. 2009. <http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Sprains_Strains/default.asp#strain_k>.

Wolfe, Michael W., Tim L. Uhl, and Leland C. McCluskey. "Management of Ankle Sprains." Am Fam Physician 63.1 Jan. 1, 2001: 93-105.

Young, Craig C. "Ankle Sprain." Medscape.com. June 7, 2011. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1907229-overview#a0156>.


Last Editorial Review: 7/12/2011

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