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Chemical Pneumonia (cont.)

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Author: Christopher B Beach, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES: Aspiration Pneumonia. Occupational Lung Diseases.

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; James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.

Last Editorial Review: 2/29/2012

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