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Wilderness: Fire Coral Cuts (cont.)

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Author: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference.com. Cnidaria Envenomation.

Previous contributing editors: Ivette Motola, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Kimo Takayesu, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 5/4/2012

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