Funding for this research was provided by:
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg
Received: 1 February 2021
Accepted: 2 February 2021
First Online: 11 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The trial was approved by the Ethics Committee “Comité de Protection des Personnes Sud-Méditerranée II” on June 5, 2020. The amended protocol was approved on January 8, 2021. The first patient was included in the trial on November 12, 2020.In some life-threatening emergency cases, the consent of the patient or the family or even the trusted support person cannot be collected before his inclusion in the study protocol; the CNIL gives a specific agreement for the data processing in these situations (DR-2020-350 dated November 10, 2020).Adults under tutor- or curatorship are not included. But in some emergency cases, this status is only known after the inclusion. If so, the investigator will collect the patient’s consent assisted by his guardian or his legal representative.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests concerning this protocol.