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Snakebite (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE: Snakebite.

Previous contributing author and editor: Author: Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Culpeper Regional Hospital. Coauthor(s): Robert Norris, MD, Chief, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center; Clyde Peeling, Director, Clyde Peelings Reptiland. 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: 7/28/2011

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