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Subungual Hematoma (Bleeding Under Nail) (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Scott D Fell, DO, FAAEM, Medical Director, Emergency Department, Venice Regional Medical Center.

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Christina L Kukula, DO, Consulting Staff, Walk-in-Care Center, Bon Secours Venice Hospital.

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; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.

REFERENCES:

Bope, Edward T., and Rick D. Kellerman. Conn's Current Therapy 2012. 1st ed. Philadephia: Elsevier, 2012.

Roberts, James R., and Jerris R. Hedges. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2009.


Last Editorial Review: 7/3/2012

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