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Viral Pneumonia (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: George Schiffman, MD, FCCP

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Instructor, Section of Emergency Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine, Charity Hospital, Louisiana State University.

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; Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.

REFERENCES:

McIntosh, K., and S. Perlman. "Coronaviruses including severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (SARS)-associated coronavirus." In: Mandell, G.L., Bennett, J.E., Dolin, R., eds. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Disease. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier, 2009: chap 155.

Perez-Padilla, R., et al. "Pneumonia and Respiratory Failure from Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) in Mexico." NEJM 361 (2009): 680-689.


Last Editorial Review: 7/20/2012

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