Shark Bite (cont.)
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Author: Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Culpeper Regional Hospital.
Authors and Editors
Coauthor(s): Paul Auerbach, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine; George Burgess, MSc, Coordinator of Museum Operations, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida.
Editors: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM;Patrick Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital; 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.
References: United States Lifesaving Association Position Statement Shark Bite Prevention and Response, May 5, 2002. International Shark Attack File 2006 Worldwide Shark Attack Summary
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2008
Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD
Paul Auerbach, MD
George Burgess, MSc