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Broken Leg (cont.)

Author and Editor

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

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Femur Injuries and Fractures.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Samuel M Keim, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.Coauthor(s): Dominic Connolly, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence Everett Medical Center.Editors: Brian F Chinnock, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/27/2013

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