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Clearing Up Cardiorenal ConfusionClearing Up Cardiorenal Confusion

William G. Kussmaul III, MD; and Ashwini R. Sehgal, MD
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From Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Disclosures: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M14-1630.

Requests for Single Reprints: William G. Kussmaul III, MD, Hahnemann University Hospital, 230 North Broad Street, Room 1536, South Tower, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

This article was published online first at www.annals.org on 12 August 2014.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Kussmaul: Hahnemann University Hospital, 216 North Broad Street, Suite 201, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Dr. Sehgal: Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Rammelkamp 213, Cleveland, OH 44109.

Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(7):528-529. doi:10.7326/M14-1630
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