About the Authors

Lior Fuchs

liorfuchs@gmail.com

Affiliations Intensive Care Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheba, Israel

Victor Novack

Affiliations Intensive Care Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheba, Israel

Stuart McLennan

Affiliation Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Leo Anthony Celi

Affiliations Intensive Care Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Yael Baumfeld

Affiliation Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheba, Israel

Shinhyuk Park

Affiliation Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael D. Howell

Affiliation Intensive Care Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Daniel S. Talmor

Affiliation Intensive Care Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LF LC DT. Analyzed the data: VN YB SP. Wrote the paper: LF SM LC MH DT. Created the database: SP.