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Ruptured Tendon (cont.)

Authors and Editors

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

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Samuel J Haraldson, MD, Sports Medicine Fellow, Department of Sports Medicine, UT Southwestern/Methodist Charlton Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Barbara J Blasko, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at Irvine College 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; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

REFERENCE:

Koopman, William, et al., eds. Clinical Primer of Rheumatology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.


Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2012

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