The ETPOS study is entirely sponsored by a grant of the European Society of Anaesthesiology Clinical Trial Network (ESA CTN). The aim of the European Society of Anaesthesiology Clinical Trial Network is to provide an infrastructure for clinical research in the fields of Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine by transnational European collaborative studies.

No other institution or industrial company were or will be involved in financing, planning or conducting the study.

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