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Crabs (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

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

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Richard Paula, MD, Director of Research, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida at Tampa.

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; Steven L Bernstein, MD, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2009

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