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Slipped Disk (cont.)

Authors and Editors

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

Editor: Jerry Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Shahram Lotfipour, MD, Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pomona Valley Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Dorris Powell, MD, Senior Consulting Staff, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; 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:

Hochberg, Marc, Michael Weinblatt, Alan Silman, Michael Weisman, Josef Smolen. Practical Rheumatology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby, 2004.


Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012

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