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Potential confounders affecting the reintubation rate

Discussion on “Reconnection to mechanical ventilation for 1 h after a successful spontaneous breathing trial reduces reintubation in critically ill patients: a multicenter randomized controlled trial”

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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.

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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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Correspondence to Shinichiro Ohshimo.

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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

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