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Terrence C. Tan, DO, Rheumatology Fellow, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
Zahra Shahim, MD, Medicine Resident, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
Keith K. Colburn, MD, FACP, FACR, Professor of Medicine, Chief of Rheumatology, Loma Linda University and Loma Linda VA Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA.
Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Senior Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine Department, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Executive Editor :Shelly Morrow Mark
Author Dr. Terrence Tan, Author Dr. Zahra Shahim, Author Dr. Keith Colburn, Peer Reviewer Dr. Robert Hawkins, Editor Dr. Sandra Schneider, and Continuing Education and Editorial Director Lee Landenberger report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Roger Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. Dr. J. Stephan Stapczynski (editor) owns stock in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AxoGen, Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc., and Bristol Myers Squibb. Shelly Morrow Mark’s (executive editor) spouse works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty.
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