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Pulmonary Embolism (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: George Schiffman, MD, FCCP

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference. Pulmonary Embolism.

MedicineNet. Pulmonary Embolism.

Previous authors and editors: Scott D Fell, DO, FAAEM, Medical Director, Emergency Care Center, Bon Secours Venice Hospital. Editors: James E Keany, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Medical Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center and Children's Hospital at Miss; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.


Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2012

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