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Croup (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: David Perlstein, MD, FAAP

Editor: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MCAP, Professor and Chair of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Britt A Durham, MD, Co-Director of Risk Management, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, King-Drew Trauma Center and University of California at Los Angeles.

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.

REFERENCES:

Bjornson, C., Johnson, D. "Croup." Lancet 2008; 371: 329–39

Mazza, D., et al. "Evidence based guideline for the management of croup." Aust Fam Physician. 2008 Jun;37(6 Spec No):14-20.

Zoorob, R., M. Sidani, and J. Murray. "Croup: An Overview." Am Fam Physician 83.9 May 1, 2011: 1067-1073.


Last Editorial Review: 9/19/2011

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