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Kidney Transplant (cont.)

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Author: Michael B McDonnell, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California.

Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP


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Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): William K Mallon, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California. Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

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