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Smoke Inhalation (cont.)

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Medically reviewed by James E Gerace, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease

Author: Christopher P Holstege, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): Nathan P Charlton, MD, Medical Toxicology Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/8/2014
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