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Patients who did not receive transfusions had a higher mortality, leading to early stopping of the trial. ! ?

Mathias Kalkum listen at doc-kalkum.de
Thu May 26 17:35:52 BST 2011


> - snip - It is not 
> clear why patients receiving hypertonic solutions who did not receive a 
> transfusion had more than twice the mortality of patients who did receive blood 
> (P ≤ .01).

surprise, surprise: salt and water are still unable to carry and
transport oxygen!! ;-)


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