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  • Ian G. Stiell (a1) (a2), Frank X. Scheuermeyer (a3), Alain Vadeboncoeur (a4) (a5), Paul Angaran (a6), Debra Eagles (a1) (a2), Ian D. Graham (a2) (a7), Clare L. Atzema (a8) (a9), Patrick M. Archambault (a10), Troy Tebbenham (a11), Kerstin de Wit (a12), Andrew D. McRae (a13), Warren J. Cheung (a1) (a2), Marc W. Deyell (a14), Geneviève Baril (a15), Rick Mann (a16), Rupinder Sahsi (a17) (a18), Suneel Upadhye (a12), Catherine M. Clement (a2), Jennifer Brinkhurst (a2), Christian Chabot (a19), David Gibbons (a20) and Allan Skanes (a21)...
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Correspondence to: Dr. Ian G. Stiell, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, F657, The Ottawa Hospital, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9 Canada; E-mail: istiell@ohri.ca
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