Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Philip McFarlane has been a consultant to or an advisory board member of Ortho Biotech, Amgen, Sanofi-Aventis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Biovail, Pfizer, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Fresenius, Boehringer Ingelheim, Roche and Schering-Plough. He has received honoraria for presentations from Ortho-Biotech, Amgen, Sanofi-Aventis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Biovail, Novartis, Abbott and Merck. Philip McFarlane has participated in or received research grant funding from Sanofi-Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biovail, Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Ortho Biotech and Amgen.
Kevin Burns has received educational grants from Hoffman LaRoche, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi-Aventis and Pfizer Canada.