Meredith K. Ford, MD, MSc; W. Scott Beattie, MD, PhD; Duminda N. Wijeysundera, MD
These results were presented in part at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 18–22 October 2008, Orlando, Florida.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Dr. Brian Cuthbertson and Dr. David Leibowitz for providing additional unpublished information from their studies.
Grant Support: In part by a Fellowship in Anesthesia from Abbott Laboratories and the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (Dr. Ford) and by a Clinician Scientist award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and a Merit Award from the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto (Dr. Wijeysundera). Dr. Beattie is the R. Fraser Elliot Chair of Cardiac Anesthesia at the University Health Network.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
Requests for Single Reprints: Duminda N. Wijeysundera, MD, Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, EN 3-450, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Ford: Department of Anesthesia, Trillium Health Centre, 100 Queensway West, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1B8, Canada.
Drs. Beattie and Wijeysundera: Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: M.K. Ford, W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: M.K. Ford, W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Drafting of the article: D.N. Wijeysundera.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: M.K. Ford, W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Final approval of the article: W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Statistical expertise: W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Obtaining of funding: W.S. Beattie.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Collection and assembly of data: M.K. Ford, W.S. Beattie, D.N. Wijeysundera.
Ford MK, Beattie WS, Wijeysundera DN. Systematic Review: Prediction of Perioperative Cardiac Complications and Mortality by the Revised Cardiac Risk Index. Ann Intern Med. 2010;152:26-35. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-152-1-201001050-00007
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(1):26-35.
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