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Jellyfish Stings (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Barbara J. Drobina, DO

Coauthor: Cynde Lee, MS, MEd

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Joseph M Bellezzo, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Karen Van Hoesen, MD, Director of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Director, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine.

Editors: Michael D Burg, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco-Fresno; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 4/29/2008

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