In the article by Roger et al, “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2011 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association,” which published ahead of print on December 15, 2010, and appeared in the February 1, 2011, issue of the journal (Circulation. 2011;123:e18–e209), several corrections were needed.
On page e37, in the right column, first bullet point, the sentence read, “Thirty-five percent of EMS-treated pediatric cardiac arrest patients ….” It has been changed to read, “Seven percent of EMS-treated pediatric cardiac arrest patients ….”
On page e41, in the right column, first bullet, the last sentence read, “The 1.1 million hospitalizations for CHF amounted to nearly $29 billion in hospital charges.68” It has been changed to read, “The 1.1 million hospitalizations for CHF amounted to nearly $29 billion in hospital charges.69”
On page e44, in the left column, reference 68 read,
68. Russo CA, Ho K, Elixhauser A. Hospital Stays for Circulatory Diseases, 2004. HCUP Statistical Brief 26. Rockville, Md: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2007. Available at: http://www.hcupus.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb26.pdf. Accessed September 27, 2010.
The reference has been changed to read, “Deleted post-production.”
These corrections have been made to the current online version of the article, which is available at http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/123/4/e18.
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