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Author contributions: JFH obtained grant funding for the project and drafted the article. JFH and NK conceived the study. JFH, NK, DB, DM, AME, MD, DHW, and PE designed the study. JFH, NK, KL, DM, DB, BTK, PM, KA, AME, KY, SA, JM, BB, KSQ, MG, AR, SB, LL, MT, JK, MK, PES, DHW, PE, AC, PSD, and SW-G acquired data for the study. LJC, JFH, and NK had full access to the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. JFH, NK, LJC, and MD participated in data analysis and interpreted the data. JFH and LJC created the figures. JFH and NK performed the literature search. JFH, NK, KL, DM, DB, BTK, PM, KA, AME, KY, SA, JM, BB, KSQ, MG, AR, SB, LL, MT, JK, MK, LJC, MD, PES, DHW, PE, AC, PSD, and SW-G critically revised the article. JFH, NK, KL, DM, DB, BTK, PM, KA, AME, KY, SA, JM, BB, KSQ, MG, AR, SB, LL, MT, JK, MK, LJC, and MD provided study supervision. JFH takes responsibility for the paper as a whole.
Funding and support: By Annals policy, all authors are required to disclose any and all commercial, financial, and other relationships in any way related to the subject of this article as per ICMJE conflict of interest guidelines (see www.icmje.org). The authors have stated that no such relationships exist. This work was supported by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention ( 1 R49CE00100201 ). The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Emergency Medical Services for Children Program through the following cooperative agreements: U03MC00001, U03MC00003, U03MC00006, U03MC00007, U03MC00008, U03MC22684, and U03MC22685.
Please see page 108 for the Editor's Capsule Summary of this article.
Supervising editor: Steven M. Green, MD
Publication date: Available online February 1, 2013.