Sean P. Keenan, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid); Tasnim Sinuff, MD, FRCPC; Deborah J. Cook, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid); Nicholas S. Hill, MD
Grant Support: Dr. Cook is a Critical Care Chair of the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Dr. Sinuff is supported by a Canadian Institute of Health Research Fellowship Award.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest:Consultancies: N.S. Hill (ResMed); Honoraria: N.S. Hill (Respironics, Inc., and ResMed); Expert testimony: N.S. Hill (ResMed); Grants received: S.P. Keenan (Respironics, Inc.), N.S. Hill (Respironics, Inc., and ResMed); Grants pending: N.S. Hill (Respironics, Inc., and ResMed).
Requests for Single Reprints: Sean P. Keenan, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid), Suite 103, 250 Keary Street, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 5E7, Canada; e-mail, Sean_Keenan@telus.net.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Keenan: Suite 103, 250 Keary Street, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 5E7, Canada.
Drs. Sinuff and Cook: Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 2C10, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.
Dr. Hill: Tufts–New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: S.P. Keenan, T. Sinuff.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: S.P. Keenan, D.J. Cook.
Drafting of the article: S.P. Keenan, T. Sinuff.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: T. Sinuff, D.J. Cook, N.S. Hill.
Final approval of the article: S.P. Keenan, T. Sinuff, D.J. Cook, N.S. Hill.
Statistical expertise: S.P. Keenan, D.J. Cook.
Collection and assembly of data: S.P. Keenan, T. Sinuff.
Keenan SP, Sinuff T, Cook DJ, Hill NS. Which Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Benefit from Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation?: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138:861-870. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-138-11-200306030-00007
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(11):861-870.
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