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Letters BMJ Christmas appeal

Why does the BMJ support donations of pulse oximeters when they have no effect?

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 17 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e409
  1. Peter C Gøtzsche, professor1
  1. 1Nordic Cochrane Centre, Denmark
  1. pcg{at}

The aim of the BMJ Christmas Appeal 2011 (Lifebox) is to make surgery safer by putting an oxygen monitor in every operating room in the world, “monitors that we know …

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