Published Online: August 8, 2011. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.336
Author Contributions: Dr Tibaldi had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Aimonino Ricauda, Tibaldi, Isaia, Cammarota, and Davini. Acquisition of data: Tibaldi, Bertone, Quagliotti, Tizzani, and Grosso. Analysis and interpretation of data: Aimonino Ricauda, Tibaldi, and Zanocchi. Drafting of the manuscript: Aimonino Ricauda, Tibaldi, Bertone, Quagliotti, Tizzani, and Zanocchi. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Aimonino Ricauda, Tibaldi, Isaia, Grosso, Cammarota, and Davini. Statistical analysis: Tibaldi, Bertone, Quagliotti, Tizzani, and Zanocchi. Study supervision: Aimonino Ricauda, Isaia, Grosso, Cammarota, and Davini.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Additional Contributions: We thank Daniele Calò (nurse coordinator), Piergiorgio Savio, and all the Hospital at Home Service staff of San Giovanni Battista Hospital of Torino and Davide Minniti, Alessandro Beux, and the entire staff of radiology technicians and radiologists who helped us in the realization of the project.
Trial Registration: clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT01098916