Accepted for Publication: May 10, 2011.
Published Online: July 18, 2011. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.181
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all of 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: Kovalyshyn and Marghoob. Acquisition of data: Kovalyshyn and Siamas. Analysis and interpretation of data: Kovalyshyn, Dusza, Halpern, Argenziano, Marghoob. Drafting of the manuscript: Kovalyshyn. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Dusza, Siamas, Halpern, Argenziano, and Marghoob. Statistical analysis: Dusza and Halpern. Administrative, technical, and material support: Kovalyshyn, Siamas, Argenziano, and Marghoob. Study supervision: Marghoob.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by the Lloyd charitable trust: “Developing the optimal melanoma screening tutorial for primary care physicians and medical students. ”
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We are forever indebted to our patients and their families.