Fever in Children (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Author: Robert Ferry Jr., MD,
Associate Professor & Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center at
Memphis; Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital (Memphis TN); Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, King Saud University
(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia); 36th Sustainment Brigade, Army National Guard of the
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency
Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital
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 S
Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC
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