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Asthma (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: George C. Schiffman, MD, FCCP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Jeffrey Rubins, MD, Director Clinical Operations, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Editors: Ryland P Byrd Jr, MD, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, Quillen VA Medical Center; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Zab Mosenifar, MD, Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/26/2013

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