Sudeep S. Gill, MD, MSc; Susan E. Bronskill, PhD; Sharon-Lise T. Normand, PhD; Geoffrey M. Anderson, MD, PhD; Kathy Sykora, MSc; Kelvin Lam, MSc; Chaim M. Bell, MD, PhD; Philip E. Lee, MD; Hadas D. Fischer, MD; Nathan Herrmann, MD; Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD; Paula A. Rochon, MD, MPH
Grant Support: By a Canadian Institutes for Health Research operating grant (no. 53124) and a Chronic Disease New Emerging Team program grant (no. 54010). The New Emerging Team program receives joint sponsorship from the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research Institutes of Nutrition, Metabolism & Diabetes and Circulatory & Respiratory Health. Dr. Gill is supported by an Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Career Scientist Award. Dr. Bronskill is supported by a New Investigator Award through the New Emerging Team program. Dr. Anderson is supported by a Chair in Health Management Strategies from the University of Toronto. Dr. Rochon is supported by a Canadian Institutes for Health Research Investigator Award. Dr. Lee is supported by a fellowship grant from Eli Lilly.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: Consultancies: P.E. Lee (Pfizer Canada, Janssen-Ortho), N. Herrmann (Janssen, Novartis, Pfizer Inc.); Honoraria: P.E. Lee (Pfizer Inc., Janssen-Ortho, Novartis), N. Herrmann (Janssen, Eli Lilly, Novartis, AstraZeneca); Expert testimony: N. Herrmann (Janssen); Grants received: P.E. Lee (Eli Lilly), N. Herrmann (Janssen).
Requests for Single Reprints: Sudeep S. Gill, MD, MSc, St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, 340 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5A2, Canada.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Gill: St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, 340 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5A2, Canada.
Drs. Bronskill, Anderson, Bell, Fischer, and Rochon; Ms. Sykora; and Mr. Lam: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G Wing, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada.
Dr. Normand: Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5899.
Dr. Lee: St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, 9th Floor, Providence Building, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada.
Dr. Herrmann: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada.
Dr. Gurwitz: Meyers Primary Care Institute, 630 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: S.S. Gill, S.E. Bronskill, S.-L.T. Normand, G.M. Anderson, C.M. Bell, P.E. Lee, N. Herrmann, J.H. Gurwitz, P.A. Rochon.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: S.S. Gill, S.E. Bronskill, S.-L.T. Normand, G.M. Anderson, K. Sykora, K. Lam, C.M. Bell, P.E. Lee, H.D. Fischer, N. Herrmann, J.H. Gurwitz, P.A. Rochon.
Drafting of the article: S.S. Gill, S.E. Bronskill.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: S.S. Gill, S.E. Bronskill, G.M. Anderson, K. Sykora, K. Lam, C.M. Bell, P.E. Lee, H.D. Fischer, N. Herrmann, J.H. Gurwitz, P.A. Rochon.
Final approval of the article: S.S. Gill, C.M. Bell, N. Herrmann, J.H. Gurwitz, P.A. Rochon.
Statistical expertise: S.S. Gill, S.E. Bronskill, S.-L.T. Normand, K. Sykora, K. Lam.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: K. Sykora, K. Lam, H.D. Fischer.
Gill SS, Bronskill SE, Normand ST, Anderson GM, Sykora K, Lam K, et al. Antipsychotic Drug Use and Mortality in Older Adults with Dementia. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146:775-786. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-146-11-200706050-00006
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