From the Departments of Critical Care Medicine (MADeV, JAK, AR, EM) and Internal Medicine (MADeV), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (SG), Pittsburgh, PA; Departments of Medicine and Intensive Care (RB), University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia; The Simpson Centre for Health Services Research (KH, JC, LY), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Department of Medicine (DT), Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA; Department of Medicine (AA), Hospitalist Group, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Department of Emergency Medicine (W-JC), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute for Healthcare Improvement (KDD), Cambridge, MA; Defence Nursing Services Research (GK), Birmingham, UK; Karolinska University Hospital (MB), Solna, and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Intensive Care (MB), Dandenong Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; University Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine (JFB), Birmingham, UK; Department of Critical Care Medicine (AK), University of Calgary; Department of Anesthesia (GKL), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; The Karolinska Institute Medical Management Centre (JØ), Stockholm, and Bergen University Faculty of Medicine, Norway; Department of Medicine (RSB), Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT; National Center for Patient Safety (JG), Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI; Departments of Medicine and Emergency Medicine (MAP), Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA; and Senior Health Services Research (LS), RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Dr. Teres is employed by Astra Zeneca. Dr. Young is employed by Simpson. The remaining authors have not disclosed any potential conflicts of interest.
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