About the Authors

Donald A. Redelmeier

dar@ices.on.ca

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Patient Safety Service of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Division of General Internal Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Anne B. Kenshole

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Division of Endocrinology, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joel G. Ray

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Division of General Internal Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DAR ABK JGR. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: DAR ABK JGR. Designed the experiments/the study: DAR JGR. Analyzed the data: DAR. Collected data/did experiments for the study: DAR ABK. Wrote the first draft of the paper: DAR. Contributed to the writing of the paper: DAR ABK JGR.