Published Online: May 28, 2012. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.1695
Author Contributions: Dr Moore 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: Blazejewski, Girodet, Capelli, and Moore. Acquisition of data: Blazejewski and Girodet. Analysis and interpretation of data: Blazejewski, Girodet, Orriols, Capelli, and Moore. Drafting of the manuscript: Girodet and Moore. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Blazejewski, Girodet, Orriols, and Capelli. Statistical analysis: Blazejewski, Girodet, and Orriols. Obtained funding: Girodet and Moore. Administrative, technical, and material support: Blazejewski. Study supervision: Blazejewski and Moore. Interaction with other ongoing studies: Capelli.
CESIR Group Members: Antoine Pariente MD, PhD (coinvestigator), Fabienne Bazin, MSc (statistical analyses), Régis Ribereau-Gayon, MD (oversaw the participation of the emergency department in Bordeaux), Jean-Louis Montastruc, MD, PhD (investigation coordinator for Toulouse), Louis Merle, MD, PhD (investigation coordinator for Limoges), Pernelle Noize, PharmD, PhD (coinvestigator in Bordeaux and did a number of the interviews), Laurence Memes, PharmD (in charge of quality control in Bordeaux clinical investigation center and did a number of the interviews), Nathalie Orsoni, MD (organized local participation in practice), Dominique Lauque, MD (organized data acquisition in Toulouse), Emmanuel Lagarde, PhD (leader of the overall CESIR team, investigator in the CESIR-A studies, and greatly contributed to the study design), and Pierre Philip, MD, PhD (main coinvestigator of the study and supervised the sleepiness part of the study).
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was financed by grants from the French Medicines Agency and the National Hospital Clinical Research Program.
Role of the Sponsors: Neither of the sponsors was involved in study design, management or analysis, or in the content of this article.
Additional Information: All authors have completed the Unified Competing Interest form at www.icmje.org/coi_disclosure.pdf (available on request from the corresponding author) and declare: “This project was financed by the French National Clinical Research Programme PHRC and by the French drug safety agency Afssaps; that they have no financial relationships with any other organization that might have an interest in the submitted work in the previous three years, and have no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.”
Additional Contributions: We thank the nurses and emergency room personnel who made this study possible and the patients who very kindly agreed to participate and answer the questionnaires.