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Foley Catheter (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Arasi Thangavelu-Veluswamy, MD, FAAEM
Coauthor: Devi Thangavelu, MD
Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP FACR

REFERENCES:

Aghababian, R. et al. Emergency Medicine. 2nd ed. Lippincott-Raven, 1992.

Clayman, C. "Urinary catheterization." In: The American Medical Association Encyclopedia of Medicine. Random House, Inc.; 1989.

Roberts, J. R. et al. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 3rd ed. WV Saunders Co.; 1997.

Rosen, P. et al. Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 4th ed. Mosby-Year Book; 1997.

Tintinalli, J. E. et al. Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Co.; 1995.

Previous contributing editors: Ruben Olmedo, MD, Chief, Division of Toxicology, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James S Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC.


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