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Thyroid Storm (cont.)

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Author: Robert Ferry Jr., MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Thyroid Storm

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Mohammad Alshanti, MD, MBBS, Chairman, Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center. Coauthor(s): Mohsen S Eledrisi, MD, FACP, FACE, Consultant and Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical Center, Saudi Arabia. Editors: Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS, Affiliate Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences; Principal, C/A Informatics, LLC; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; George T Griffing, MD, Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University.


Last Editorial Review: 11/28/2011

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