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Battery Ingestion (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Kenneth I Steinberg, DO, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, St Barnabas Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Beth A Longenecker, DO, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference. Disk Battery Ingestion.

Previous Contributing 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.


Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2012

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