Accepted for Publication: April 9, 2012.
Published Online: May 28, 2012. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2050
Author Contributions: Dr Chan 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: Chan and Nallamothu. Acquisition of data: Chan. Analysis and interpretation of data: Chan, Spertus, Krumholz, Berg, Li, Sasson, and Nallamothu. Drafting of the manuscript: Chan, Li, Sasson, and Nallamothu. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Chan, Spertus, Krumholz, Berg, and Nallamothu. Statistical analysis: Li. Obtained funding: Spertus and Sasson. Administrative, technical, and material support: Spertus. Study supervision: Chan, Spertus, Berg, and Nallamothu.
GWTG-Resuscitation Group Members: Along with Drs Chan, Berg, and Sasson, members of GWTG-Resuscitation include Emilie Allen, MSN, RN, Parkland Health & Hospital System; Michael W. Donnino, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Dana P. Edelson, MD, MS, University of Chicago Medical Center; Kathy Duncan, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Brian Eigel, PhD, and Lana Gent, PhD, American Heart Association (AHA); Robert T. Faillace, MD, St Joseph's Regional Medical Center; Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Elizabeth A. Hunt, MD, MPH, PhD, Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center; Lynda Knight, RN, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford; Kenneth LaBresh, MD, RTI International; Mary E. Mancini, RN, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington; Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Graham Nichol, MD, MPH, and Samuel A. Warren, MD, University of Washington; and Mary Ann Peberdy, MD, and Joseph P. Ornato, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.
Financial Disclosure: Dr Krumholz is a recipient of a research grant from Medtronic Inc through Yale University.
Funding/Support: Dr Chan was supported by grant No. K23HL102224 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Dr Krumholz is supported by grant No. U01 HL105270-02 (Center for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research at Yale University) from the NHLBI.
Role of the Sponsors: The AHA provided funding for the collection and management of data in the NRCPR and reviewed and approved the final manuscript.The AHA had no role in the design and conduct of this study, the analysis or interpretation of the data, or the preparation of this manuscript.
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