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Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(7):586. doi:10.1001/archpedi.165.7.586.
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Editor: Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Child Health Institute
University of Washington
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e-mail: archpediatrics@jama-archives.org

Associate Editors:
Abraham Bergman, MD, Seattle, Washington
Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH, Seattle, Washington
Alain Joffe, MD, MPH, Baltimore, Maryland

Editorial Manager:
Suzanne Shuey, Seattle, Washington

Statistical Consultant:
Peter Cummings, MD, MPH, Bishop, California


Cherrie B. Boyer, PhD, San Francisco, California
Robert H. Bradley, PhD, Tempe, Arizona
David A. Brent, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Maria T. Britto, MD, MPH, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD, Miami, Florida
Mitchell B. Cohen, MD, Cincinnati, Ohio
Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
John Lantos, MD, Kansas City, Missouri
Joyce M. Lee, MD, MPH, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Russell R. Pate, MS, PhD, Columbia, South Carolina
Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, New York, New York
Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH, Chicago, Illinois
Martha C. Sola-Visner, MD, Boston, Massachusetts


Jean-Claude Carel, MD, Paris, France
Shabir A. Madhi, MBBCh, FCPaeds(SA), MMed(Paeds), PhD, Johannesburg, South Africa
Barend (Ben) Marais, MB, ChB, MRCP(Paeds), MMed(Paeds), PhD, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Frank Oberklaid, MD, FRACP, DCH, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Susan M. Sawyer, MBBS, MD, FRACP, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Joan-Carles Surís i Granell, MD, MPH, PhD, Lausanne, Switzerland


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