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General principles of the treatment of edema in adults

Author

Richard H Sterns, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Nephrology

Section Editor — Fluid and Electrolytes

Professor Emeritus

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Section Editor

Michael Emmett, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Nephrology

Section Editor — Fluid and Electrolytes

Chief of Internal Medicine

Baylor University Medical Center

Deputy Editors

Daniel J Sullivan, MD, MPH

Deputy Editor — Primary Care (Adult)

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

John P Forman, MD, MSc

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Nephrology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

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