Isomi M. Miake-Lye, BA; Susanne Hempel, PhD; David A. Ganz, MD, PhD; Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD
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Acknowledgment: The authors thank Aneesa Motala, BA; Sydne Newberry, PhD; and Roberta Shanman, MLS.
Financial Support: From the AHRQ, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (contracts HHSA-290-2007-10062I, HHSA-290-2010-00017I, and HHSA-290-32001T). Dr. Ganz was supported by a Career Development Award from the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Service, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs through the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research & Development Center of Excellence (project VA CD2 08-012-1).
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Dr. Hempel: Grant (money to institution): AHRQ. Dr. Ganz: Grant (money to institution): AHRQ, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service. Dr. Shekelle: Consultancy: ECRI Institute; Employment: Veterans Affairs; Grants/grants pending: AHRQ, Veterans Affairs, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Institute of Nursing Research, Office of the National Coordinator; Royalties: UpToDate. Ms. Miake-Lye: None disclosed. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M12-2569.
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Current Author Addresses: Ms. Miake-Lye and Drs. Ganz and Shekelle: Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073.
Dr. Hempel: RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: P.G. Shekelle.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: I.M. Miake-Lye, S. Hempel, D.A. Ganz, P.G. Shekelle.
Drafting of the article: I.M. Miake-Lye, P.G. Shekelle.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: I.M. Miake-Lye, S. Hempel, D.A. Ganz, P.G. Shekelle.
Final approval of the article: I.M. Miake-Lye, S. Hempel, D.A. Ganz, P.G. Shekelle.
Provision of study materials or patients: P.G. Shekelle.
Obtaining of funding: P.G. Shekelle.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: I.M. Miake-Lye, P.G. Shekelle.
Collection and assembly of data: I.M. Miake-Lye, S. Hempel, P.G. Shekelle.
Miake-Lye IM, Hempel S, Ganz DA, Shekelle PG. Inpatient Fall Prevention Programs as a Patient Safety Strategy: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158:390-396. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-5-201303051-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5_Part_2):390-396.
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