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Release date: October 2015
Valid through: October 2018
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Judith Toski Welsh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, OH; Cleveland Clinic Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland, OH.
Todd Welsh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Chief, Emergency Medicine, Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland, OH.
Charles Emerman, MD, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ, School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Scholarly Projects Advisor, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Emergency Department, Maricopa Integrated Health System
Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark
Author Dr. Judith Toski Welsh, Author Dr. Todd Welsh, Peer reviewer Dr. Charles Emerman, 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 (executive editor) reports that her husband works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty.
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