Funding for this research was provided by:
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
JSPS KAKENHI (JP 16K15388)
St Michael’s Hospital
University of Milan-Bicocca
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Received: 8 December 2017
Accepted: 10 July 2018
First Online: 17 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participating ICUs obtained ethics committee approval and obtained either patient consent or ethics committee waiver of consent in the LUNG-SAFE study. The study protocol was also reviewed and approved by the ethics committee of Mito Kyodo General Hospital, University of Tsukuba Hospital Mito Medical Center, Japan.
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