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Aspirin Poisoning (cont.)

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Author: Hanan Al Hammadi, MD, Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Salicylate Toxicity.

Previous contributing coauthor and editors: Coauthor(s): Salih Ali Al-Marri, MD, FRFPC, Chair and Program Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha-Qatar. Editors: Michael D Burg, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco-Fresno; 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: 4/17/2012

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