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Hives and Angioedema (cont.)

Authors and Editors

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

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

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Richard E. Daily, MD, FAAEM, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Skagg's Community Health Center.

Editors: Scott H. Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Mary L. Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; 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.

REFERENCES:

Guy, Allysia M., and Richard H. Sinert. "Angioedema." eMedicine.com. Apr. 14, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/756261-overview>.

Linscott, M. Scott. "Urticaria." eMedicine.com. Apr. 2, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/762917-overview>.


Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2010

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