Online: November 13, 2006 (doi:10.1001/jama.296.21.joc60162).
Author Contributions: Dr Taylor had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Acquisition of data: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Statistical analysis: Taylor.
Obtained funding: Lee, Taylor.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Lee, Grace, Taylor.
Study supervision: Grace, Taylor.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Taylor reported receiving research grant and honoraria from Kos Pharmaceuticals, honoraria from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and Merck KgA, and a consulting agreement with Alinea Pharmaceuticals. Drs Lee and Grace reported no financial disclosures.
Funding/Support: This study was partially funded by a competitive junior investigator grant award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation, managed under the auspices of the TRUE Research Foundation.
Role of the Sponsor: The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists had no role in the design and conduct of the study, in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data, or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The opinions or assertions herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as reflecting the views of the US Department of the Army or the US Department of Defense.
Previous Presentation: Presented in part as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Annual Scientific Session of the American Heart Association, Chicago, Ill, November 13, 2006.
Acknowledgment: We thank COL Isiah Harper Jr, MS, Office of the Surgeon General, Arlington, Va, for his assistance with administrative support of this study. We also thank COL Carol Labadie, MS, PharmD; LTC Peter T. Bulatao, MS, PharmD; and SFC Stacey Burch, Walter Reed Army Medical Center personnel, for their assistance with administrative support. We thank Matthew York for technical support and development of the software program. We also thank Angela Curry, BS, PharmD, Goldina Erowele, PharmD, Fortin Georges, PharmD, Madalyn Hise, JD, PharmD, Patricia Kim, BS, PharmD, Annie Nguyen, BS, PharmD, Keisha O’ Reilly, PharmD, Thucuma Sise, PharmD, LTC John Spain, MS, PharmD, and T’arie Todman, PharmD, for their assistance with data collection. These individuals did not receive compensation for their contributions.