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Inability to Urinate (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Siamak T. Nabili, MD, MPH

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

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Stuart M Gaynes, MD, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Olathe Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

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 Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

REFERENCE:

Leveillee, Raymond J., and Vipul R. Patel. "Benign Prostate Hyperplasia." eMedicine.com. June 8, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/437359-overview>.


Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2010

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