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Snoring (cont.)

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Author: Kathryn L Shanks, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Buffalo General Hospital, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Coauthor(s): G Richard Braen, MD, FACEP, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Departments of Medicine and Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Editors: Steven C Gabaeff, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, CA; Expert Consultant, Medical Board of California, Sacramento, CA; 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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