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Liver Transplant (cont.)

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Author: Steve Guillen, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Martin Black, MD, FRCP, Head of Liver Unit, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine; Grace Thomas, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Emergency Physicians; Robert M McNamara, MD, FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Temple University; Chief, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital.

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


Last Editorial Review: 8/10/2005

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