Conflict of interest declaration: Kristin V Carson-Chahhoud

Roles in: Airways Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
No

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty payments?
No

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
Yes - I have received travel and research grants from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Healthy Development Adelaide (The University of Adelaide), The Lung Foundation of Australia and A Menarini; I have also received funding from: the Asthma Foundation of Australia; The University of South Australia; The Sax Institute; The Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation; Several National Health and Medical Research Council funding grants/fellowships; the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand as well as Seeley International.