Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Vincenza Snow, MD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; Donald E. Casey, MD, MPH, MBA; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS; Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD; Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians
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Potential Conflicts of Interest:Grants received: V. Snow (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Novo Nordisk, Merck Vaccines, Boehringer Ingelheim, Wyeth, Sanofi Pasteur), P. Shekelle (Pfizer). Royalties: P. Shekelle (Up-to-Date). Any financial and nonfinancial conflict of interest of the group members were declared, discussed, and resolved.
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Author Contributions: Conception and design: A. Qaseem, V. Snow, D.E. Casey Jr., D.K. Owens.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: A. Qaseem, D.E. Casey Jr., M.A. Forciea, D.K. Owens.
Drafting of the article: A. Qaseem, V. Snow, T.D. Denberg, D.E. Casey Jr., M.A. Forciea, D.K. Owens.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: A. Qaseem, V. Snow, T.D. Denberg, D.E. Casey Jr., M.A. Forciea, D.K. Owens, P. Shekelle.
Final approval of the article: A. Qaseem, V. Snow, T.D. Denberg, D.E. Casey Jr., M.A. Forciea, D.K. Owens, P. Shekelle.
Statistical expertise: A. Qaseem.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: A. Qaseem.
Collection and assembly of data: A. Qaseem.
This paper, written by Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Vincenza Snow, MD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; Donald E. Casey Jr., MD, MPH, MBA; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS; and Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD, was developed for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians (ACP): Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD (Chair); Roger Chou, MD; Paul Dallas, MD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Robert H. Hopkins Jr., MD; Linda Humprey, MD, MPH; David B. Nash, MD, MBA; Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS; and Donna Sweet, MD. Approved by the ACP Board of Regents on 11 July 2009.
Qaseem A, Snow V, Denberg TD, Casey DE, Forciea MA, Owens DK, et al. Hormonal Testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151:639-649. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-9-200911030-00151
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(9):639-649.
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