Impact of macrolide therapy in critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure: a desirability of outcome ranking analysis to investigate the OUTCOMEREA database
We thank all the patients who participated in the database and all the members of the OUTCOMEREA Study Group (ESM 2). No financial support has been received to conduct this study.
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On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.
Ethical standard statement
These retrospective analyses of a prospective observational study were exempt from approval per the institutional review board or local ethics committee. In accordance with French legislation on non-interventional studies, the need for signed informed consent from the participants was waived. However, the patients and their next of kin were asked whether they were willing to participate in the database.