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Correspondence to Laurent Brochard.

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LB is Deputy Editor for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and Associate Editor for Annals of Intensive Care. He is supported by the Keenan Chair in Critical Care and Acute Respiratory Failure (Keenan Research Centre, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, CA). For his research he has received funding payed to his laboratory or institution for research studies he initiated by Medtronic Covidien (study on PAV) and Fisher Paykel (studies on high flow) and has received equipment loaned by companies for research protocols that he initiated from Philips, Maquet, General Electric, Sentec, Fisher Paykel, and Air Liquide. BPK is an executive editor for Anesthesiology and an associate editor for Critical Care; he receives research support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Ottawa, Canada) and from the Dr Geoffrey Barker Chair in Critical Care Research (Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada).

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Brochard, L., Kavanagh, B.P. Declaration of conflicts of interest: a ‘crooked’ line towards scientific integrity. Intensive Care Med 44, 1732–1734 (2018).

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