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Knee Pain Overview (cont.)

Authors and Editors

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

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Randeep Singh, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maricopa Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Christopher A Lipinski, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maricopa Medical Center.

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; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.


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Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2012

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