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Reducing the risk of major elective surgery: randomised controlled trial of preoperative optimisation of oxygen delivery

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 17 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:163

An error occurred in this paper by Jonathan Wilson and colleagues (24 April, pp 1099-103). On p 1102 in the section headed “Oxygen delivery as a goal,” the second sentence cited litres instead of millilitres. The sentence should have started “When oxygen delivery falls below 390 ml/min/m2 [not l/min/m2]….”