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The authors of the initial correspondence thank Susan Furness, PhD, from Edanz Group (www.edanzediting.com/ac) for editing a draft of this manuscript.
The initial correspondence was supported by KAKENHI grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (nos. JP 16K09541 and 17K11573), the Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Program (SCOPE), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED).
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Kikutani, K., Ohshimo, S., Shime, N. et al. Potential confounders affecting the reintubation rate. Intensive Care Med 44, 542–543 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-018-5082-3