Published Online: July 2, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.115.
Study concept and design: Lucas, Haut, Pawlik.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Lucas, Hechenbleikner, Wick, Pawlik.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lucas, Hechenbleikner, Pawlik.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Lucas, Haut, Wick, Pawlik.
Statistical analysis: Lucas, Pawlik.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Hechenbleikner.
Study supervision: Haut.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Haut receives royalties from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for a book he coauthored (Avoiding Common ICU Errors). He has received honoraria for various speaking engagements regarding clinical and quality and safety topics and has given expert witness testimony in various medical malpractice cases. No other disclosures are reported.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not represent the official policy of the US Navy, the Department of Defense, or the US government.
Additional Information: Dr Haut is the primary investigator of the Mentored Clinician Scientist Development Award K08 1K08HS017952-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality entitled “Does Screening Variability Make DVT an Unreliable Quality Measure of Trauma Care?” Dr Haut is the primary investigator of a contract with The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute entitled “Preventing Venous Thromboembolism: Empowering Patients and Enabling Patient-Centered Care via Health Information Technology.”