Accepted for Publication: May 1, 2012.
Published Online: October 1, 2012. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1276
Author Contributions: Drs Horowitz, Bridge, and Klima had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Horowitz, Bridge, Ballard, Rosenstein, and Pao. Acquisition of data: Horowitz, Bridge, Teach, Ballard, Wharff, Ginnis, Cannon, Joshi, and Pao. Analysis and interpretation of data: Horowitz, Bridge, Teach, Ballard, Klima, Rosenstein, Ginnis, Cannon, and Pao. Drafting of the manuscript: Horowitz, Bridge, Teach, Klima, Rosenstein, Cannon, and Pao. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Horowitz, Bridge, Teach, Ballard, Klima, Rosenstein, Wharff, Ginnis, Joshi, and Pao. Statistical analysis: Bridge and Klima. Obtained funding: Bridge, Rosenstein, Wharff, Ginnis, and Pao. Administrative, technical, and material support: Horowitz, Bridge, Teach, Ballard, Rosenstein, and Pao. Study supervision: Horowitz, Bridge, Rosenstein, Joshi, and Pao.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Bridge has received honoraria from Best Practice Project Management for participation in a suicidality consensus conference that was supported by independent education or other unrestricted grant support from AstraZeneca; Dainippon Sumitomo; Eli Lilly; Forest Research Institute; Janssen, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc administered by Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Scientific Affairs LLC; Roche Pharmaceuticals; Sanofi-Aventis; Schering-Plough; Sepracor; and United BioSource.
Funding/Support: The research in this article was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr Bridge's work was supported by institutional research funds from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and grant K01 MH-69948 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr Wharff and Ms Ginnis' work was supported by institutional research funds from the Program for Patient Safety and Quality at Children's Hospital Boston.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the article are the views of the authors and do not reflect the views of the Department of Health and Human Services or the US government.
Additional Contributions: We thank David Jobes, PhD (Catholic University of America); Abigail Bosk, BA, Deborah Snyder, MSW, Rebecca Prengler, BS, Amy Goldstein, PhD, Erica Ludi, BS, Sarah Westen, BS, David Luckenbaugh, MA, and Jeanne Radcliffe, RN, MPH (National Institutes of Mental Health); Janet Heekin, MLS (National Institutes of Health); Arielle Sheftall, PhD, Sandra M. McBee-Strayer, PhD, Rachel Jones, BS, Kristen Mendoza, BS (Nationwide Children's Hospital); Eliza Hutchinson, BA (Children's Hospital Boston); Angelica Kloos, MD, Khristine Heflin, MSW, Amanda Lewis, RN, Marc Dalton, MD (Children's National Medical Center); and the emergency department social workers, nurses, and physicians at Children's National Medical Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston; as well as the patients and their families for their participation.