Letters Ban on multidose vials

The proposal is misguided

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4465 (Published 19 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4465
  1. Simon McAree, specialist registrar, anaesthetics1
  1. 1Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow G42 9TY
  1. simonmcaree{at}doctors.net.uk

    The call for a ban on “multidose” vials by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lacks insight into the use of propofol beyond sedation in endoscopy centres.1 The infection occurred in an endoscopy centre and not in a general hospital, where the same argument would not hold true—20 …

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