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Alexander Niven, MD
Senior Associate Consultant
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Eric Walter, MD, MSc
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Northwest Permanente and Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Samuel Nadler, MD, PhD
Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine
The Polyclinic Madison Center
University of Washington
Executive Editor, Leslie Coplin, AHC Media
Physician Editor, Betty T. Tran MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Assistant Editor, Jonathan Springston, AHC Media
Senior Accreditations Officer, 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
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