Transfusion Trigger Trial for Functional Outcomes in Cardiovascular Patients Undergoing Surgical Hip Fracture Repair (FOCUS)

Authors

  • Jeffrey L. Carson,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Michael L. Terrin,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Jay Magaziner,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Bernard R. Chaitman,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Fred S. Apple,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • David A. Heck,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • David Sanders,

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • FOCUS Investigators

    1. From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; the Department of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri; the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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  • Supported in part by grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute U01 HL073958 and U01 HL 074815.

Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903; e-mail: carson@umdnj.edu.

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