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Release date: April 2016
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Elaine Chen, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Section of Palliative Medicine, Rush University Medical Center
Richard Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, Director of Quality Assurance, Respiratory Care Services, San Francisco General Hospital
Samuel Nadler, MD, PhD, Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine, The Polyclinic Madison Center, Seattle; Clinical Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle
Executive Editor, Leslie Coplin, AHC Media
Editor, Betty T. Tran MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Associate Managing Editor, Jonathan Springston, AHC Media
Continuing Education and Editorial Director, Lee Landenberger, AHC Media
Peer Reviewer, William Thompson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
Nurse Planner, Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNPBC, CCRN, Assistant Professor, Acute Care & Tertiary Care, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing
Critical Care Alert’s editor Betty Tran, MD, MSc, nurse reviewer Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, peer reviewer William Thompson, MD, executive editor Leslie Coplin, and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
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