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- Explain why an interprofessional team that provides an integrated approach to the care of a patient with acute porphyria can help to achieve the best possible outcomes.
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- Authors: Verena Gounden
- Editors: Ishwarlal Jialal
- Editors-In-Chief: Mahadevappa K. HunasikattiVinod NookalaAshok Kumar Kanugula
Chief Medical Reviewer: Shiva Kumar R. Mukkamalla
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Julie Bohlen
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