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Sickle Cell Crisis (cont.)

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Author:John R Krimm, DO, FAAEM, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein University.

Editors:Brian F Chinnock, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; 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.

Last Editorial Review: 8/10/2005

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