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Stroke (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCE:

Jaunch, C. E., et al. "Guidelines for the early management of patients with acute ischemic stroke: a guideline for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association." Stroke 44.3 (2013): 870-947.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Dexter Morris, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina. 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 4/11/2013

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